Ivan Rakitic, during a match of the past season


"Rakitic is a great bet for PSG"

Published:18/07/2019 - 15:04h

Updated:18/07/2019 - 15:04h

Last summer, Paris Saint-Germain tried everything to go for the signing of Ivan Rakitic, who decided to stay at FC Barcelona. The interest of the Parisians for the Croatian has not disappeared

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The FC Barcelona follows very attentive to the preparation of the staff of face to the next season and, during the next weeks (and until the market do not close the day 2 September) the team will be subject to possible changes. One of the footballers that has desatado more rumours, especially in the final stretch of the past campaign, went Ivan Rakitic.

The Croat was one of the big wished by Paris Saint-Germain during the summer, but the footballer, that in a start was had to change of airs and to accept the multimillionaire proposed Parisian, changed of opinion after a talk with Ernesto Valverde. The interest of the French champion by the Croatian midfield player still has not disappeared.

Thiago Motta, ex footballer of the FC Barcelona and of Paris Saint-Germain, spoke in an interview in L'Instrument on the possible arrival of Rakitic to the main gala, elogiando to the player and taking for granted that it would join up well to the system of Thomas Tuchel. Of the Croatian, stood out his talent, his experience and his polivalencia.

"I have read that it is speaking of Ivan Rakitic like a possibility for the PSG. I do not know if it will come and if it wants to come. But it is a big player, for real. It is intelligent, with a lot of qualities, a total experience and is accustomed to play big parties", commented the ítalo-Brazilian, on a footballer that occupies a similar position to his.

Motta Considers that Rakitic, by his conditions, would be ideal for the Parisians. "If the PSG takes it, is operative in this moment, does not have to expect to that adapt . Today, it is a safe bet", ensured, adding, with a comparison, that "Kroos is more a number 8. Rakitic Can play 8, but also of pivote. It did it in the Barça when Busquets did not play".

Rakitic Wants to remain

Recently less than a year, Ivan Rakitic was assaulted by the doubts regarding his future, since the PSG offered him the possibility to join to a solid project and to earn an astronomical index card. In spite of that the FC Barcelona has not improved him the agreement, as he asked, seems to be convinced that his future is in Can Barça. Little it seems to matter him the competition produced by the arrival of Of Jong.

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