X Factor 2015 judges: Louis Tomlinson is favourite to replace Louis Walsh

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One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has been named as the the favourite to replace Louis Walsh on the X Factor 2015 judging panel.

It's after Louis Walsh declared this weekend he was "DONE" with the show.

He said: "My day job is as a manager, I’ve kind of neglected that. I want to get back to being a manager."

Now according to bookies Ladbrokes, One Direction star and former X Factor finalist Louis Tomlinson could be in line to replace him.

The bookmakers have opened betting on his replacement and it's the One Direction heartthrob who enters the reckoning as the hot 7/4 favourite.

Robbie Williams isn't far behind at 2/1, despite saying earlier this year that we would be 'too busy', with Louis' former 1D bandmate Zayn Malik longer in the betting at 12/1 despite being a free agent.

Jeremy Clarkson is the 100/1 outsider, behind Noel Gallagher at 66/1.

Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: "Walsh has been dropping hints for years but it finally looks like all retirement bets are off.

"When it comes to his replacement, the odds suggest One Direction may lose another member."

If Louis does join the panel he could end up starring alongside fellow former finalist Olly Murs, who has been tipped to replace Dermot O'Leary as host.

Speaking to us about the X Factor rumours this week, Simon insisted that nothing had been "set in stone" but that we can expect news "soon".

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