Cheryl Cole divorced Ashley Cole in September 2010
Cheryl's reported to have been offered a job on the UK show - and Chelsea footballer Ashley loves the idea she'll be back in Britain.
'Ash knows Cheryl's heart was set on conquering America,' a source tells the Daily Star. 'When she talked about her delight in getting the judging job, his hopes sank.
'Because of his football commitments and her work schedule, there'd be no chance.�
'So now it looks like she's coming home he may still have a shot. He's got a spring in his step.'
But Ashley's chances seem slim. Before Cheryl boarded her plane to LA to launch her career Stateside, a source told Now that she'd like to hook up with a big US star to enhance her celebrity status.
'Cheryl's enlisted Will.i.am ?and Rihanna to help,' revealed our source.
'Will wants her to go on a date with his mate Kanye West...she's always had a thing for Kanye and she'd love to work with him.'
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