Barcelona requests Sevilla defender and 20 million euros to surrender Rakitic


The Spanish club Barcelona decided its requests to give up Croatian Ivan Rakitic The player of the team during the transfer period in light of the desire of his club, Seville, to restore the player to support the ranks of the team starting from the new season

Ivan Rakitic has joined Barcelona in 2014 from Seville and has played 299 games in all competitions. He scored 35 goals and crowned 13 titles.

The Catalan newspaper “Sport” reported that Ivan Rakitic’s career with Barcelona is nearing completion, after he became an alternative in the basic formation under the control of Frenki de Jong and Arthur Millo on the midfield with Kiki Sittin in the Blaugrana last period.

The Spanish newspaper said that Barcelona put 20 million euros for the departure of Rakitic, in addition to signing Jules Conde or Diego Carlos, Seville defenders, as they are distinguished by playing in the center of the defense line.

The newspaper added that Seville welcomes the return of its former player Rakitic, and Barcelona will have no choice but to accept and try to make the most of it instead of losing it for free in 2021..

The newspaper pointed out that Barcelona officials told Croatian Ivan Rakitic, the arrival of 3 offers from Serie A clubs, in order to obtain his services, during the next summer transfer market.

The Croatian international Ivan Rakitic’s contract with Barcelona expires in June 2021, but his chances of staying in “Camp Nou” are weak because of his desire to participate constantly with the team.

It is worth noting that the Spanish Barcelona players reached an agreement with the club management to reduce their salaries for 30 days by 70% due to the spread of the dangerous Corona virus..


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