Rakitic, 32, is packing his baggage to leave the ranks of the Catalan giant after six years on the Camp Nou.
The French “Le 10 Sport” website claimed that the Spanish Mikel Arteta The Arsenal manager, who recently crowned the FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-0 on Saturday, has telephoned Rakitic in an attempt to persuade him to join the ranks of the “Gunners” this summer.
Arteta, former Spanish assistant Pep Guardiola, coach of the club, explained Manchester City The Englishman, how he will use the capabilities of Al-Karouti in the London club, which is striving to strengthen its midfield by including new elements that add to the team in the next stage.
Yet it does not show Ivan Rakitic In particular, he is seriously interested in going to the Premier League, stressing on more than one occasion that he prefers to stay in Spain or move to the Italian League.And Rakitic, no longer hold a team Seville The former Spaniard is a permanent component of the plans of Barcelona coach Kiki Sittin, who was often used by this season in some matches times from the bench of the Barca bench.
And Spanish press reports have confirmed that Barcelona may not object to Rakitic’s return to Seville again, and that the Catalan club may accept only 10 million euros in exchange for the departure of the Croatian to the Andalusian club, which spent three and a half seasons.
Since joining Barcelona, Ivan Rakitic has scored 35 goals, making 42 more in 309 games in which he defended the colors of the Blaugrana.