Ivan Rakitic will not leave in January


Rakitic has no plans to leave Barça this January

Published:28/01/2020 - 22:57h

Updated:29/01/2020 - 13:16h

Finally, it seems that Ivan Rakitic will not change his air in this transfer market. The Croatian would have decided to stay at Barça and decide in June if he is leaving

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The name of Ivan Rakitic carries long sounding like a possible drop in the FC Barcelona. The Croatian midfield player has lost the status to title indisputable that had in previous seasons and, since his leadership has reduced considerably in the first-half of the current campaign, seems irremediable that sooner that late it finish being traspasado.

According to several sectors of the press, the Juventus of Turín would be very interested in dressing of bianconero to Rakitic and even arrived to especular that the Croat could land to earths piamontesas this same month of January. However, the newspaper Sport has desvelado that the decision of the still Barcelona midfield player is firm and is the one of not abandoning the Camp Nou in this wintry market.

It is necessary to remember that Rakitic will fulfil the 32 years in March and that finish agreement on 30 June 2021, something that suggests that the Barça could traspasarle in summer. Nevertheless, the Croat considers that it can recover the titularity of here to final of season and that or better is to remain and decide his future from the next month of June.

Rakitic Will have a lot of competition

Ivan Rakitic will not have easy to win a place in the eleven type of Quique Setién. Seemingly by the first steps of the Cantabrian technician, the bet will be by a system with three midfield players and, between them, Sergio Busquets seems allocated to be indisputable. Of the same way that a Frenkie of Jong that fits perfectly inside the profile of footballer that triumphs in the teams directed by the santanderino.

To the equation it is necessary to add him also the name of Arthur Melo, that was not to title in the two first parties of Setién because it finish to go out of an injury but that yes played of start in Mestalla against Valencia. The Brazilian also is a player with the qualities that more like to the Cantabrian: pause, control, security in the pass and precision.

In case it was little, Riqui Puig​ also is explaining a lot for Setién and aims to that will have opportunities in the first team. Also Arturo Vidal can be a differential player for the new trainer, contributing this profile of distinct midfield player, specialist in arrivals from second line and in launching the pressure to recover balloons. To Rakitic will touch him row to win the place.

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