One Direction have hinted they may look at splitting up One Direction Wed-31-Oct-12 15:50 Share this One Direction has let slip that they would like to be able to split up at the end of 2013 and take a ten year break before considering getting back together.Nyall has said to a local UK newspaper that "They would like to be like UK boyband 'Take That' where we could take a ten year break and then come back down the track."Robbie Williams has also pitched in his opinion stating that he thinks Harry Styles could leave the group and become a very successful solo artist without the other four. You May Also Like Liam from One Direction’s fans are begging him to do what? One Direction's Midnight Memories was the best-selling album worldwide! Harry Styles & Liam Payne Double Date With Fans Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .