Ivan Rakitic in a party of Champions with the FC Barcelona


The data that confirms that Rakitic is vital for Ernesto Valverde

Published:26/10/2017 - 18:08h

Updated:26/10/2017 - 18:10h

It does already three years that arrived to the FC Barcelona, and has turned into a piece importantísima of the team. Ivan Rakitic is innegociable for Ernesto Valverde, that although it has put him in the rotation, has done him participate in all the meetings

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It does hardly some months that arrived to the FC Barcelona, but the conscientious preparation of Ernesto Valverde is serving him to have a thorough knowledge his staff. The extremeño has known to take out performance to a team with hardly some retouchings, and although it is slope of the reinforcements, has a solid base in the changing room.

The vertebral column of his eleven is quite clear, but there is one that stands out above the rest, Ivan Rakitic. The Croatian midfield player turned into the New Condomina in the only player that has participated in the 15 first official parties, that is to say, that has played it everything.

Only Leo Messi, Marc-André Ter Stegen and Sergio Busquets were in the selecto group of indispensable that had surpassed injuries, sanctions, and that in spite of the rotations had continued having presence, but with the arrival of the Glass of the King the honour has reduced to one. The three were freed of the commitment by Valverde, that saved an ace in the sleeve in the bench and that finish reserving it for the end.

More rested

On the contrary of what can seem, Ivan Rakitic has been in all and each one of the parties of the Barça in what it goes of season, but carries less load in his legs that others of the footballers of the staff. Leo Messi had not lost a minute, neither dress of Barcelona neither of 'albiceleste', something that yes that it has touched him to the of Möhlin.

Of his 15 participations in this course 2017-18, 11 have been as headline, although in four of them finish relieved before the end. Besides, in the four remaining started from the bench, having a rest that the technicians expect that it reflect in some months, when it arrive the hour of the truth in the fight by the titles. And Rakitic will be.

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