Westlife have reportedly discussed a secret project with Queen which could be unveiled as a Christmas single.

The Irish boyband, who are currently touring the UK on the Twenty Tour ahead of two sold-out nights at Croke Park, Dublin, are reportedly considering a special collaboration with the iconic rockers.

The group have made it know they are huge fans of Queen by belting out a medley tribute to the legendary musicians on their current tour and now it looks like they are ready to hit the studio for a duet.

Speaking to the Daily Star, a source said: "The Westlife lads are huge fans of Queen.

"They've been performing a medley of their biggest hits on their current arena tour.

"There are discussions and it's hoped something will happen in time for Christmas.

"They are keen to make it work."

Since 2011, American Idol star Adam Lambert has toured with surviving Queen members, Brian May and Roger Taylor, as the band's frontman following Freddie Mercury's death in 1991.

 Queen's Brian May (C) performs with Joe Elliott (L) and Phil Collen (R) of Def Leppard at the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony 

Last month, Westlife said they were "ecstatic" and "emotional" as they kicked off their comeback tour with their first concert together in seven years.

The band due to play two concerts at Croke Park in Dublin on July 5 and 6.

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