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Rakitic speaks openly about his situation at Barça

Published:27/12/2019 - 14:31h

Updated:27/12/2019 - 14:31h

It has been months since Ivan Rakitic has starred rumors about a possible departure from FC Barcelona. In a recent interview, he talked about the situation he is going through

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During the last months, the situation of Ivan Rakitic in the FC Barcelona has been the more resembled a Russian mountain. In summer spoke of his possible course; after remaining , Ernesto Valverde hardly gave him minutes; and, now, it has recovered the place and seems to form part of the eleven type of the Txingurri. This yes, have not disappeared the rumours that situate him went in summer.

The Croat has conceded an interview to Sportske Novosti in which it has spoken about his situation, ensuring not knowing what has changed to having recovered the place. "What has changed? I do not know it. In the last months have tried to give the best of me in each training and in each party. I expected the opportunity, arrived and want to take advantage of it. I am 31 years old, it is the best moment for the football and want to play. It is the most important", affirmed.

In relation to this, Rakitic also was asked after if sometime it has spoken with Ernesto Valverde on the subject. "No. There is not at all that say, think that everything is clear. For me it is important to enjoy of the football. I am happy when going to train in the morning and prepare me for the party of the best possible way. At the end, it is the trainer the one who decides who will play and how much", answered.

"I do not think in at all more than in the Barcelona"

When they spoke him of his possible exit, Rakitic left clear that the Barça is the best place where can be. "I do not have at all that say on who said what said. The most important question is if I can play in the Barcelona. If I can play, have clear that the Barcelona is the best place for me. We will see that it happens, but I am preparing me to contribute as much as possible this year. I carry here five years and half and have lived my more important days in the Barcelona. I am convinced that the best is for arriving", commented.

In definite, that the midfield player left clear that it wants to be still in the Camp Nou. "I do not think in at all more than in the Barcelona. Of course, in the football have to be prepared for anything, but my idea is to be here. I am very happy and proud to be here. They have happened a lot of things that can not change, but my aim is to play and do it in the Barcelona. I come to train happy,the smile has gone back and have win to play. I am decided to do all the possible to have the confidence of the club, the trainers, the mates and the fans", sentenced.

Assessment of 2019

Rakitic Did his particular summary of the year 2019, in which it won LaLiga​ but remained to the doors in Champions League and Glass of Rey. "The start was well, but finish vergonzosamente with the elimination of the Liverpool in the semifinals of the Champions and the defeat in front of the Valency in the final of Glass, but with the title of League. For me, the first-half of year was very positive, but afterwards sucedió something different and now seems that it finishes well. There have been a lot of changes. I am happy and proud of what have done. In each period there are beautiful moments and other difficult in which a person learns a lot. Always I am positive", manifested.

Nevertheless, it did not hide the pain produced at night black lived in Liverpool, with the consistent elimination of the Champions. "In the sport there are a lot of difficult moments agree Me of how lost the final of the World-wide. It was a moment painful in my career. At the end, the conclusion is always the same is sport. We need to go on, advance and go out stronger", concluded.

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