Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is keen on Palermo midfielder Javier Pastore.

The Argentina international's exploits this season haven't gone unnoticed by Mourinho.

Stadio News says Mourinho has discussed signing Pastore with Real president Florentino Perez and general manager Jorge Valdano.

Should Pastore be made available by Palermo, Real will be part of the scramble to land his signature - following a request from Mourinho.

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