Justin Bieber has his sights set on the same old love.
“Justin is happy Selena is single. He hopes to regain her trust so they can get back together,” says the source.
While an insider previously told PEOPLE the exes are not back together despite spending quality time together over the weekend, the Bieber source says the entertainer, 23, would love nothing more than to rekindle their romance.
“They have so much to catch up on,” says the source. “They dealt with things separately this year that made them different people. It wouldn’t be surprising if they got back together.”
“It seems their relationship now is very different,” says the source of their friendship. “Justin is certainly a much better person. He would be a better boyfriend, too.”
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After news of her breakup with The Weeknd (né Abel Tesfaye) broke on Monday, Gomez headed out for a bike ride with a friend and surprised some young fans at a local basketball court.
“She and Abel have been going back and forth for a few months about their relationship,” the insider previously said about their split. “It’s been hard with him being on tour and her shooting in New York. That wasn’t easy on them. It’s over for now, but they’re still in touch.”