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Fans remember George Michael on what would have been the star's 54th birthday

Fans remember George Michael Credit: Press Association image

Take That's Gary Barlow has remembered singer George Michael on what would have been his 54th birthday.

The singer posted an old photograph of himself posing with Michael to his more than 130,000 Instagram followers with the simple message: "Happy Birthday George".

George Michael died in December last year at the age of 53.

His body was found by his former partner, hairdresser Fadi Fawaz, at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day.

Birthday memorial for George Michael Credit: Press Association image

Hundreds of George Michael fans have converged on Goring-on-Thames in Oxfordshire. Commemorations have been held at the Catherine Wheel Pub, where he was a regular. Flowers have also been left outside the singer's home.

Fans pay tribute to George Michael as they gather for his birthday.