Singer Zayn Malik has been said to be so “keen about America”, he’s looking to stay in the country permanently.

The 22-year-old star, former One Direction memeber, who comes from West Yorkshire, England originally, suddenly split from his band One Direction in March (15) plus the past few months they have been actively implementing a solo album.

It’s claimed they are aiming to use his first LP for an individual artist to aid him shrink roots inside the United States.

“Zayn is enthusiastic about America,” an origin told British newspaper The Sun. “He is aiming to stay permanently so he wants to become a success there. Check One Direction Perfect sheet music here.

“His plans for launching his audio include visiting several major US cities, playing only one song in each, to showcase his work.”

Zayn has been said to be releasing his new album in 2016, that may feature him rapping, singing, playing guitar and piano.

He is reportedly amassing an extremely powerful team of professionals to aid him write songs for that record. Malay, the leading creative engineer behind Frank Ocean’s critically acclaimed LP Channel Orange, which won a Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album, is thought for being on board.

And Zayn is incredibly committed to proving himself being an artist, especially since he’s leaving his boy band past behind.

“He hasn’t hung around with making his first solo music and he’s really pleased with the results,” the insider noted.

“The set-up could be basic nevertheless it sounds like a mixture between The Weeknd and Frank Ocean. He’s really looking forward to releasing it and has now said how he can’t wait to defend myself against his former bandmates inside charts.

“His biggest qualm in One Direction was always the fact no one took his music seriously, so he really wants to prove that he’s not just a former boy band singer.”