Shawn Mendes fans unveil mural ahead of his 2019 tour

21 March 2019, 11:47 | Updated: 21 March 2019, 12:04

Shawn Mendes mural unveiled in Italy
Shawn Mendes mural unveiled in Italy. Picture: Getty Images/Twitter: @perrie001

A mural of Shawn Mendes has appeared in Turin, Italy ahead of the singer's 2019 tour arriving in the city.

A group of Shawn Mendes fans decided to paint the mural to give him a "warm welcome" to Turin, Italy.

The singer is set to play the Pala Alpitour this Sunday (24th March) as part of Shawn Mendes: The Tour.

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Fans Perrie, Beba, Nesma and Giulia spent 8 hours working on the huge wall painting of Shawn's face.

Bebe started drawing the outline at 8:30am on Wednesday morning before the rest of the group arrived to colour it in.

Shawn Mendes mural unveiled in Turin, Italy
Shawn Mendes mural unveiled in Turin, Italy. Picture: Twitter: @perrie001

"We love Shawn so much... so we decided to make a mural as a warm welcome, because he will be here in Turin on Sunday," Perrie told The Official Big Top 40.

"It’s the first time that we've done a huge thing like this for Shawn to show our support," she continued.

Shawn is currently embarking on the European leg of his 2019 world tour, playing 27 dates across the continent this spring.

The tour began in Amsterdam, Netherlands on March 7th and will conclude in London at The O2 Arena on April 19th.