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Incoming Manchester United football director Dan Ashworth.
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Newcastle United football director Dan Ashworth is said to be heading out of St. James Park and on his way to Manchester United.

The 52-year-old is the leading candidate to take on an inaugural role as sporting director with the Red Devils, as INEOS attempts to rehaul the club's footballing department.

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Matthew Holt

Bio: Matthew is a freelance journalist and has currently racked up bylines for Manchester United, Manchester Evening News, GOAL and SPORTbible to name a few. A long-term sufferer of Scunthorpe United, he currently resides in the north-west after escaping the smog of North Lincolnshire.