Ex-Husband Ashley Cole buys Chihuahua for Cheryl`s birthday

London: British singer Cheryl Cole will receive a pet Chihuahua as a birthday gift from ex-husband Ashley Cole.

The England and Chelsea soccer star, who Cheryl divorced in September last year, is said to have splashed out on the dog for her 28th birthday June 30.

It is being said this is an attempt by Ashley to win her back.

"Ashley has wanted to get her another pup for some time, but the moment hasn`t been right till now. He has now called a breeder. He also wants Cheryl to go away with him in total privacy so he can convince her they`ve a future as a couple. He expects her to agree," a source told the Sun newspaper.