XFactor 2012: Union J to be bigger than Take That?

Union J (X Factor 2012)

The manager of X Factor stars Union J hopes to make the group bigger than Take That.

Sunday night saw Union J in the bottom three for the third time, but they're working harder than ever ahead of this weekend's make or break performance in a bid to make the final.

Union J - who were formed at bootcamp from trio Triple J and soloist George Shelley - already have their own manager in the form of Blair Dreelan,a former boy band singer himself having been part of East 17.

He's big plans for the group if they make it through to next month's final in Manchester... and win.

"I'd love them to have Take That's success, longevity and sound. One of the biggest mistakes boy bands make now is that they won't move with the times," he explained.

"Take That always move forward and reinvent themselves. If I have my way, Union J will be bigger than take that."

The boys have been in the bottom two three times before, and Blair has revealed he's been working extra hard with the foursome to keep them out of the danger zone in future.

He said: "They've been here in my lounge rehearsing for hours and hours every day, recording a capellas.

"I've helped them with their diet and I've got them going down to the gym and working out."

The X Factor 2012 continues this weekend on ITV1 and ITV1HD with the final four acts singing songs that they hope will get them into the final.

On Sunday's results show, one more act get the axe and there will be performances from Pink and Tulisa.

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