Noel and Liam Gallagher might not be the friendliest of brothers, but if there's one thing that can get them doing a slow motion run back into each other's arms it's probably going to be their mutual idea about the position of One Direction's heads in relation to their arses.

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Apparently nothing says brotherly love like slagging off another band and although the two singers famously fell out way back when dinosaurs roamed the earth (the Noughties), they seem to have fairly similar opinions about One Direction.

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It was Noel who kicked things off with a few choice comments about manufactured pop acts and now Liam has decided to join in. But despite his comments, it seems like they might actually be a bit of a compliment in disguise.

"I like them," Liam told Q when asked about 1D. "Fair play to them. Why not, man? They haven't got a f***ing clue either. I met them at the Olympics and their heads were up their arses, but they're harmless."

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That might not sound all that glowing, but in comparison to his review of Mumford and Sons, 1D should probably take that and run.

"Everyone looks like they've got f***ing nits and eat lentil soup with their sleeves rolled up," he continued when asked about the folk rockers. "They all look like they live on the heath. Maybe that's where they record. Everyone's f***ing Don McLean - far too many acoustic guitars, no style.

"They look like they shop at Oxfam. I wouldn't put any posters up of any band if I was a 16-year-old lad. There's none of that sitting down on f***ing stools for me, sweetheart."

Liam Gallagher thinks One Direction have their heads up their arses. But he still likes them

There's no need to knock shopping at Oxfam and anyway, we'd imagine Granny chic is right up their alley. And Harry Styles' now you mention it.

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