Transfer rumours 22/02: Real Madrid want Pochettino, Morata open to Juventus stay

Real Madrid reportedly want Mauricio Pochettino
Real Madrid reportedly want Mauricio Pochettino / Marcio Machado/GettyImages

The January transfer window is done and dusted.

Looking forward, some big names could be on the move in the summer, and we're here to keep you posted on the latest transfer rumours as we build up to what is going to be upcoming months full of speculation.

With that, here are the top transfer rumours of the day.

Real Madrid want Pochettino

Real Madrid reportedly want to bring Mauricio Pochettino to Spain next season, according to the Daily Mail.
The PSG boss has been linked with a return to the Premier League, with Manchester United keen on appointing him as their next permanent boss. However, Los Blancos have doubts over Carlo Ancelotti's future, and club president Florentino Perez will reignite interest in Pochettino if the Italian leaves at the end of the season.

Morata open to Juventus stay

Alvaro Morata has insisted that he is happy to stay at Juventus following links with Barcelona and Arsenal.
Morata returned to Juve on loan from Atletico Madrid, and the Serie A have the option to make the deal permanent, but have yet to reveal if they will retain him. Speaking on his position in the squad, Morata said: "It's not important now. I had a conversation with Allegri about it [Barca's bid] - he told me that Dusan's arrival would help me and so it has. I'm happy to be at Juventus - if it was up to me, I’d always stay here."

Roma join Dest race

Roma have reportedly joined the race for Barcelona's Sergino Dest, according to Fichajes.
A number of European clubs are interested in signing the full-back ahead of the 2022/23 season, and Jose Mourinho is keen on bringing in reinforcements to shore up his defence.