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Rakitic: "If we don't play again and we are first, we will have to be champions"

Published:20/04/2020 - 07:25h

Updated:20/04/2020 - 07:25h

Rakitic gave an interview to Movistar from his home and spoke about the different options that they plan about soccer because of the coronavirus. The Croatian believes that the fairest thing if he could not play again would be for Barça to be champion

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All the footballers are working in solitary from his domiciles from does already more than a month waiting for that the football can return. The players has clear that the ideal is that it do not play until it was not entirely sure, but anybody knows for sure when sucederá this. Ivan Rakitic, midfield player of the FC Barcelona​, spoke especially this in an interview to 'Movistar Plus' that conceded from his house.

The Croat recognised that for the players is being complicated this period without football and the fact of not knowing when or if it will go back to play this campaign. "The uncertainty costs a bit. Already it is me beginning to cost work only. Have many win to feel the ball, the lawn and the effort in group, to follow working with the new technical body and with my mates", admitted the Balkan.

The ex of the Seville, nevertheless, in spite of how is ensured that it is fully conscious that the sport is entirely secondary in a situation like this. "It hurts to say that we do not know when all goes to go back to the normality. But we understand that there are things more important that the football, that is our health. But this uncertainty, not knowing how many days will happen, slope a bit", commented.

The pandemia by coronavirus has forced to LaLiga and to the Real Spanish Federation of Football to contemplate all the possible stages, even one in which it can not go back to play. The '4' of the Barça also puts in the worst and thinks that in this case the just would be to give him the championship to his club. "All want to go back to play. And win the League playing. But also I understand that if it can not go back somehow will be necessary to finish the season. And if we are the first, as we will have to be the champions", affirmed.

The idea of the Croatian, in spite of his words, keep on being can go back to play and give him a lot of joys to the fans barcelonista. But even he has clear that it is necessary to do it with security and being conscious of what is happening. "Ojalá Can go back to play this season and go to by the titles by which can struggle. But anybody has priority in this situation. We have to be conscious that together and respectful will go out forward", signalled.

It is necessary to think also in the next season

Finally, the half aimed that the best in front of this problem would be to expect to the last moment to decide if it can or not going back to play. But the ex sevillista has clear that would have to think always in the next campaign so that it do not affect also to what happen then. "It is necessary to exhaust terms: the ideal would be to finish was when it was, but always with a very done plan especially thinking also in the next season", finalised.

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