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Rakitic, sincere: "If I can play, there is not better place that Barça"

Published:2/12/2019 - 00:52h

Updated:2/12/2019 - 00:52h

Ivan Rakitic was between the starters in the Atlético de Madrid-Barça, and after the game he was sincere about his future. The croatian insisted that he wants to remain important, and claimed that if he can play, there is no better place than the catalan team

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The market of signings will force to the FC Barcelona to take decisions, and one of them has to see with the future of Ivan Rakitic. The footballer of Möhlin, indisputable since it arrived to the Camp Nou, has lost leadership in the first months of the season, and so much he like the club have to agree if the best is that it follow struggling by a place or that do the cases in what it can and leave a good quantity of millions in the arks.

Although recently it has glided that it could leave in search of minutes, the midfield player was sincere instants after the victory in front of the Athletic of Madrid in Wanda Metropolitan. "I do not understand the situation because I want to play. If I can play, there is not better place that the Barça. I want to enjoy each day and if it can be here, much better", recalcó, signalling that his only wish is to keep between the usual in the eleven.

With the arrival of Arthur, and especially, the one of Frenkie of Jong, the Croat has seen as it happened of frecuentar the titularity to keep usually in the bench, in a new stage in which Sergio Busquets is dosificado and Arturo Vidal goes back to win weight. Although some justify that with 31 years is in a natural decline, the runner-up of the world does not agree: "What want to do is to enjoy, doing it the best possible because I still have a lot that give".

"Have the confidence of the mates and if it puts me the trainer, understand that it also will be like this. Now it touches me stick me in these parties and follow improving, want that all know that they can explain with me", indicated, doing reference to a week that, in the personal, has been promising. After happening unobserved in the first stretch of the course, in Leganés had 34 minutes, in Champions League in front of the Borussia Dortmund 77 and against the rojiblancos completed the meeting.

As they did some members of the staff, Rakitic stood out the capacity of the Barça to do strong in a stadium complicated, since the push of the Madrilenian in the first half hour put him against the ropes, until the quality of Marc-André ter Stegen and Leo Messi marked the difference: "Had the confidence and expect to the second part to be more comfortable after the initial pressure of them".

The fans of the Barça want to that Rakitic remain

Although the 35-40 millions that ask by his traspaso would suppose an interesting entry for reinvertir in reinforcements, the majority of fans of the Barça prefer that Rakitic remain , to be able to follow taking advantage of his talent in the fight by the titles. The room of machines of the Barcelona is in reforms and has to do gap for new values, although to veterans like the Croat, Vidal or Busquets still remains them a lot for contributing.

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