VITAL PLAYER FOR THE 'TXINGURRI'
Ernesto Valverde has very clear that has Ivan Rakitic
Published:12/06/2019 - 09:38h
Updated:12/06/2019 - 09:38h
Ivan Rakitic is a key footballer for Ernesto Valverde and, by a lot of that have especulado on the possible course of the Croatian, that the 'Txingurri' remain in the Camp Nou turns him into a practically untransferable player
During the last months, Ivan Rakitic has starred numerous rumours about his possible course in a near future. The Croatian midfield player, that carries seasons being a key player in the Barcelona staff, fulfilled 31 years the past month of March and has to several teams pursuing his signing.
Besides, the past month of January the FC Barcelona closed the incorporation of Frenkie of Jong, a footballer that is used to to play like mediocentro but that also would feel comfortable like interior, in the position of Rakitic. But, in spite of this, according to the informations published by the daily Ace, Ernesto Valverde has very clear that wants that the Croat remain .
In fact, the Croat has been the fifth more used player of the staff in this last season and is a player that likes a lot to the 'Txingurri' by the versatility of his game. His final stretch of season, especially in key moments, has not finish to be to the height of the required, but the technician extremeño trusts fully in him.
The media quoted previously ensures that this week there will be summit between Ernesto Valverde and the technical office of the Barcelona club, headed by Pep Safe, to define the players transferibles of the staff. Of course, Rakitic will not be between them and will keep on being an important footballer.
Competition for Rakitic
The next season, Ivan Rakitic no only will have to lidiar with the competition of Of Jong, but also with the one of players like Arthur, Arturo Vidal or Carles Aleñá that little by little will go having increasingly chevrons. Besides, Riqui Puig also is an option that is on of the table to occupy the place of the Croatian.
But, at the end, Rakitic always is here and achieve to be of the most used players. With more competition, expects that this season rote more and arrive to the final stretch more rested and, therefore, with an upper performance. The doubt is how will manage Valverde the minutes of the Croatian, one of the big signalled of Liverpool.