London, Oct 14 : English music mogul Simon Cowell has reportedly admitted that Cheryl Cole will win as a judge on X Factor this year as her acts are "the best".
The revelation comes from a source on the set of the show, who said that everything is going very well for the Girls Aloud member.
"He knows Cheryl's acts really have got the X Factor," the Mirror quoted the source as saying.
"He is going to fight until the end and is by no means throwing in the towel.
"But he was impressed with what Cheryl did with the girls and congratulated her through gritted teeth. "Simon has been saying it looks like a young female singer will triumph.
"Everything is going in Cheryl's favour this year," the source added.
Cowell's close friend Sinitta also revealed that he had told Cole that he would love to work with one of her acts.
"I overheard Simon saying to Cheryl, 'Can I have one of your girls, or even half of one'," she added.