Luke Shaw's contract with Manchester United is up at the end of the upcoming season, a with only eight league starts under Mourinho last season, it was expected that he would be sold this summer and replaced with a new left back.
The 25-year-old played a key role in England's progression to the World Cup semi-final this summer, starting every game in the knockout stage.
Manchester United - now after installing a women's team after facing years of scrutiny for not having one - have shown that they are not afraid to make good and refreshing decisions at the top level.
"It would be easy for me to quit and say: 'I want to go.' Of course, if the manager comes and says: 'You're not a player for Manchester United, you're not a player for me, ' then I'll accept that and find another place". Last season, I didn't play much, that's my objective and my ambition.
With Martial already absent from the squad, United boss Mourinho also confirmed both Antonio Valencia and Nemanja Matic will most likely be absent for the rest of the tour of the United States.
Jose Mourinho has an interesting perspective on Paul Pogba's form at the just-concluded World Cup. Getty Images
Mourinho's side have so far drawn against Club America and San Jose Earthquakes, before winning a long and arduous penalty shootout against AC Milan yesterday.
"I spoke to him and it was really positive".
His solid defensive showings and set-piece prowess have earned him many admirers, Jose Mourinho being one of them. "I know what you can do - you can be the best but you've just got to work on a couple of things". That means France midfielder Paul Pogba and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku will be among the 11 senior players who are not with United in Los Angeles.
"I'm waiting to see what happens", added Darmian.
Bayern Munich, Tottenham and Chelsea are among the clubs interested in the former Monaco man but sources have told ESPN FC that United will not even consider a switch to another Premier League club.