Olly Murs will protect One Direction

Olly Murs - Party in the Park, LeedsPhoto: James Genchi / Flecking Records

Olly Murs says he will play bodyguard for One Direction.

The sexy 27-year-old will be joining the band as a special guest at their shows in the US and Canada, and is willing to go above and beyond the call of duty.

“I’m looking forward to being their bodyguard if they need me to,” Olly Murs.

“[The girls aren’t] a problem but it depends how old they are.

“Unfortunately, I know the boys are a lot younger than me so…”