Ivan Rakitic, during a match with the FC Barcelona in the Camp Nou


Rakitic: "The treat of the 'staff' of Valverde has not been the best"

Published:3/02/2020 - 00:59h

Updated:3/02/2020 - 00:59h

Hardly some minutes after winning to the Levante in the Camp Nou, Ivan Rakitic appeared in mixed zone and revealed that was about to abandon the FC Barcelona this winter

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Ivan Rakitic was to title this Sunday against the Raise and completed a good performance, on the same line that the rest of his mates and without desentonar in the centre of the Barcelona field. It was more leading by the sucedido after the party, however, that by his incidence on the terrain of game. And it is that the Croat did not doubt in agreeing of the 'staff' technical of Ernesto Valverde in the mixed zone of the Camp Nou.

Shortly after that it finished the Barça-Raise, Rakitic went out of the changing room and soltó some hard words against the technical body of the ancient Barcelona trainer, that hardly did him play during the first phase of the season 2019-20. Rakitic, in fact, has not hid that it posed seriously the possibility to abandon the Barcelona during the market of winter.

"I can say very clear that there are things that have not liked me"

"I have valued to go out in this market of winter. The deal of the 'staff' of Valverde has not been the best. They have been bad times but already is of the past", aseveró the midfield player culé, without pelos in the tongue and launching afterwards a clear message to the club. "I can say very clear that there are things that have not liked me. Here we are to laugh, to enjoy and do some bromita, but the best for the club has to be also the best for us".

It fits to remember that, at the beginning of the present course and after several campaigns being indisputable in the room of Barcelona machines, Rakitic saw relegado to the ostracism by part of Valverde. Months before, sounded with a lot of strength to act like coin of change in the dreamed turn of Neymar, since the club would have offered him to the PSG for abaratar the signing of the Brazilian. Finally, any of the two players moved of place.

Difficult times for Rakitic to the beginning of the course

After the market of signings estival, Valverde him 'condemned' to the suplencia until very gone in the first turn and the player, as it recognised this Sunday, did not happen it at all well. Now, with Setién in the bench, Rakitic goes back to have presence with assiduity in the team, independently that it follow without being indisputable headline given the big competition.

In spite of that will remain in the Barça until the term of the present campaign, to day of today antoja very complicated that Rakitic have the option to follow the next season in the staff culé. For now, the footballer centres in the present. "What want to is to enjoy. They have been difficult times, but have made a fresh start and do not want to think too much in this. It touches to work the hardest possible for the decisive stretch". What have to happen, already will come.

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