Ivan Rakitic in a match with Barça in the Champions League


Rakitic runs out of minutes at Barça... And also without goals

Published:18/11/2019 - 17:52h

Updated:18/11/2019 - 17:52h

Ivan Rakitic has seen how his minutes count in Barça is reduced, and this role change has had consequences. This unwanted fall has caused the croatian to become one of the few players who have not scored yet

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Ivan Rakitic faces a moment complicated in the FC Barcelona, where has happened of indisputable to secondary of luxury. The one of Möhlin turned into reference at all more arrive to the Camp Nou, but after the last summer are others those that deliver the titularities while he has to conform with seeing the parties from the bench. Waiting for a key decision on his future, this change of role already has consequences.

The bajón of leadership of the Croatian has affected directly to his statistics, enough more modest since it reduced his account of minutes. To date, it has participated in 10 meetings and accumulates a total of 255 minutes -197 in LaLiga and 58 in the Champions League-, in which only it has been able to contribute an assistance in the clash against the Real Valladolid. This yes, still has not achieved to mark.

This situation is atypical because only it has given in an occasion since it arrived to Spain, in his second course in the rows of the Seville. After landing in Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in January of 2011, the season 2011-12 managed without it celebrate in the championship of the regularity, although yes it could celebrate a so much in the Glass of Rey. That was his worst campaign to level realizador, and the best of his career was the last before mudarse to the City Condal, the 2013-14. His registers elevated until the 15 targets, 12 of which corresponded to the First Division.

Although as Barcelona has stood out more by his tasks of wear and balance in the medullary, never has lost his facet like llegador, that has turned him into an important argument in the second line of annotation. In his five years in the changing room barcelonista great 35 goals in all the competitions, with the season 2015-16 like period more prolific in this sense. It reached again the ten, and eight of his conquests aimed in LaLiga.

If it decides to struggle by a place, Rakitic will have to impose in the room of machines of the Barça, that has an interesting quota scorer. Arturo Vidal leads this section with three so many, follows him Arthur with two and also appear Sergio Busquets and Frenkie of Jong with one. As he, Carles Aleñá has not been able to première, and Sergi Roberto neither has done it because, between other questions, has acted in several commitments like right side.

The future of Rakitic will decide in January

As It Is signalling in the last months, the market of signings of winter will resolve the future of Ivan Rakitic, with the one who inside the club ensure that already it has spoken . Éric Abidal confirmed that it is necessary to take into account the opinion of the crack, of the trainer and of the sportive managers before taking decisions, and recalcó that will be the ex of the Schalke 04 the one who choose what do in January. It could be still in the Camp Nou... Or initiate a new adventure in Italy.

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