Ivan Rakitic poses with the T-shirt of the Seville in his presentation


Rakitic's words about Messi and Barça in his presentation with Sevilla

Published:3/09/2020 - 15:10h

Updated:3/09/2020 - 15:10h

Ivan Rakitic was introduced this Thursday as a new Sevilla player. The Croatian, who has arrived at Pizjuán at a price of balance, spoke in his welcome about FC Barcelona and about the possible departure of Leo Messi from the culé team

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After the presentation of Arthur Melo with the Juventus of Turín, this Thursday has touched him the turn to Ivan Rakitic with the Seville. The already ex Barcelona has returned to which went his house before arriving to the FC Barcelona and has gone back to step Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán with the T-shirt sevillista. Besides, the Croat also has appeared in front of the media, that have asked him on his past culé and on the situation that lives Leo Messi.

The Balkan did not want to go in in controversies and only had good words for the Barça. By this reason, left clear that does not save him grudge to Ronald Koeman neither to Josep Maria Bartomeu for deciding do without he. "I have happened six incredible years in the Barcelona and am very grateful. I respect the decision of the another part", commented. Besides, it admitted with a smile that sees to the Andalusians by in front of his ex the season that comes. "If possible ojalá remain behind us", said.

Of Leo Messi, the same that in his farewell of the Barça, the midfield player no 'wetted' too. The Argentinian wants to go of the Camp Nou, but everything aims to that will have to remain by the refusal of the club to sell him. Rakitic Kidded on the possibility that it finish in the Seville and cleared that it does not want that LaLiga remain without a player like him. "We will find him a place here, there is not problem. The most important is that ojalá can remain in laLiga", stood out.

On the other hand, it explained the reasons by which has decided to go back to the group sevillano. "It has been quite easy to decide me by Seville. You know all what seat by the Seville, the city and the people. It was my maximum priority. When we saw that there was possibility for the two parts, have been direct and sincere the ones with the others. I am convinced that there is possibility to achieve give the following step. We go to do big things", recognised.

Rakitic Thinks that is better player that when it went

Besides, it explained that in spite of his 32 years now is more player that when it went to the Barcelona in 2014. "The Seville and I have gone back us to find in a moment perfect. Have my best years by in front. It has been in the just moment for the two parts. It returns Ivan very different, more mature, with confidence and with a lot of football. Ivan is on of the that went in global punctuation", affirmed.

Finally, it left clear that arrives to help to the team and try that the Seville improve even more the big results obtained the past course. "Ojalá Can fulfil with all the expectations. It is necessary to go step by step. I come especially to help to the team and to the club, with the ambition to give the following step, but with all the humility. It touches me understand me with my mates and the technical body. Ojalá Can be a grandísima season and even improve the numbers of the past year", finalised.

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