Ashworth's reputation continues to grow after England's successful World Cup campaign followed on from age-group tournament wins for England at U17s and U20s World Cup, while the U19s won the European Championships.
Not much has been heard from the French World Cup victor since then although there were whispers that he was placed on a shortlist by Manchester United management as a backup should Mourinho decide to depart Old Trafford.
The Frenchman left Real Madrid at the end of last season after completing a hat-trick of Champions League successes and has yet to take another post.
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Stokes himself, who had been calm in the dock, allowed himself to shut his eyes for a moment but didn't break into a smile. Having taken six wickets in the first Test against India , Stokes missed the second match at Lord's while he faced trial.
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The reliability of Omarosa Manigault's claims about what's been going on in the Trump White House is coming under some question. It must have been something very, very sensitive", Manigault Newman speculates in the book , according to the Washington Post .
His relationship with the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has deteriorated and Mourinho cut a frustrated figure throughout the summer.
It'll also give him the time to plan his next move.
Manchester United sent shockwaves around the football community earlier this week with the announcement that, for the first-time in their 140 year history, there would be an appointment of a Director Of Football at Old Trafford.
The former Shakhtar Donetsk man made his Premier League debut for United in a 2-1 victory over Leicester on Friday night and impressed in midfield alongside Paul Pogba and Andreas Pereira.