OFFICIAL: Barça confirms the sale of Rakitic to Sevilla for 1.5 million

Published:1/09/2020 - 14:43h

Updated:1/09/2020 - 17:28h

FC Barcelona has reached an agreement with Sevilla to transfer Ivan Rakitic to the Seville team for 1.5 million euros. The culés have confirmed the sale and have reported that the Andalusians could pay 9 million more for objectives

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The FC Barcelona has announced this Tuesday to the midday the sale of Ivan Rakitic to the Seville. The Barcelona have arrived to an agreement with the group hispalense for the traspaso of the midfield player by so alone one million and half of euros. In the communiqué, the culés also confirmed that the sevillistas could pay nine millions more by aims, something that already had commented previously.

"The FC Barcelona and the Seville FC have arrived to an agreement for the traspaso of the player Ivan Rakitic. The Andalusian group will pay 1,5 million euros more 9 in variables", explained the blaugrana in the writing in which they announced the course of the Balkan. Besides, they appreciated his services during all his stage like barcelonista. "The Barça expresses publicly his gratitude to Rakitic by his commitment and his dedication and wishes him a lot of luck and successes in the future", wrote.

The culés also announced that there will be an act of farewell for the last goodbye of the player to which has been his house from the year 2014. The one of Rheinfelden has surrendered very well since and was a key piece so much in the triplete with Luis Enrique and in the Leagues with Ernesto Valverde. "This Wednesday day 2 September, from the 11 hours, will take place the act of farewell and back telematic press conference of the player", signalled.

As it has commented , the international by Croatia will sign until 2022 with the Seville. The footballer carries time thinking in his return to Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán and from the first moment has left clear that only wanted to leave the Barça to play there. This left without margin of manoeuvre to the Barcelona, that at the end has had to conform with less than two millions and with 9 more by aims that could or not arriving to fulfil .

The sportive means have confirmed that these pluses that could carry the Barça will depend on that the Andalusians classify for the Champions League or for the Europe League in the two years that will be Rakitic in the club. If the ones of Julen Lopetegui arrive to the League of Champions both campaigns, the Barcelona will win in theory the 9 whole millions, but if only they reached the Europe League, would be less money.

The Barça needed to sell to Rakitic to save his wage

Although by a player like the Croat would have to have obtained greater rédito economic, the reality is that to the Catalans has gone out them to account leave him leave by this price. The Barcelona needs to lighten mass salarial by the economic crisis and the wage of the Balkan was of more than seven 'kilos' annual alone in net. Therefore, with his exit the barcelonistas go to save some 15 millions, an important quantity taking into account the losses by the stop.

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