Liam Gallagher is nearing a £10 million deal with Nicole Appleton for a quick divorce.

The former Oasis star - who moved his new girlfriend Debbie Gwyether into his home five minuets away from his estranged wife - is reportedly close to agreeing a huge settlement to attempt to bring the drama to an end.

An insider told the Daily Star Sunday newspaper: ''Liam has completely moved on from his marriage and wants Nicole to do the same.

''He's told friends he is in love with Debbie and wants Nicole out of the way so he can move on and start a new life without her.

''Liam is ready to fork out £10 million in a divorce settlement to Nicole. He's been joking with friends that she'll be able to buy some new handbags with that.''

Noel, 41, is said to have justified the ''huge amount'' because he wants to avoid a ''long, messy divorce'', and wants ''it all finished''.

The source added: ''He knows it's a huge amount of money but he could end up paying even more if he enters a long, messy divorce.

''At the end of the day he knows he was the one who cheated and he doesn't have much of a defence ... He has completely moved on and while Nicole is heartbroken and still struggling to accept the marriage is over, Liam wants it all finished.''