Barca transfer: According to famous journalist Fabrizio Romano, Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has just passed a medical check with Sevilla. Rakitic will stick with Sevilla for three seasons, starting from the Barca transfer 2020/21 season.
BARCA SAY GOODBYE THE FIRST PLAYER – Barca transfer
On the evening of August 31, according to the Barca transfer news board, Marca reported that he was about to return to Seville. The Andalucian team and Barca have been negotiating for many hours to reach this agreement. The departure of the Croatian midfielder is understandable because he is no longer in the new coach Ronald Koeman’s plan. Before that, he passed his medical test at Sevilla and could soon return to the team he played for in 2011-2014. Rakitic expressed his wish to just return to Sevilla, not to any other team
Sky Sports Italy journalist Fabrizio Romano said the contract between Rakitic and Sevilla will be for 3 years and this is also one of the hot news of Barca transfer. The deal is of great importance to the home team Sanchez Pizjuan because they have just broken up with central midfielder Ever Banega, who moved to Saudi Arabia to wear the Al-Shabab club. In the Barca transfer 2019/20 season, he played 41 matches in all competitions. In La Liga, he made 16 main matches and 15 appearances from the bench. He has repeatedly expressed disappointment when not being used. In addition to Rakitic, two other names in the Barca first team that are no longer in the plan of coach Koeman are Luis Suarez and Arturo Vidal.
THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF RAKITIC
In the 2019/20 Barca transfer season, Ivan Rakitic did not contribute too much to Barcelona’s play and achievements when only 1 goal and 5 assists after 42 appearances in all competitions (2,111 minutes). At the age of 32, the Croatia international realized the time had come for him to leave Barcelona after six years with a lot of glory and emotions. More importantly, Raktic is also not part of the new coach Ronald Koeman’s plan.
It was thought that he would return to Croatia to play in the rest of his career, the midfielder chose to continue playing in La Liga in the old club Sevilla shirt. According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, the deal is complete. He has passed the medical examination and will sign a three-year contract with Sevilla. This deal is very important for the home team Sanchez Pizjuan because they have just broken up with midfielder Ever Banega, who moved to Saudi Arabia to wear the Al-Shabab club. While playing for Sevilla from 2010/11 to 2013/14 in the Barca transfer, Rakitic scored 34 goals in 149 games. Together, they won 1 Europa League 2013/14 championship.
In the news about Barca transfer, Rakitic was the sixth case of leaving the Nou Camp in the summer of 2020 after Arda Turan (Galatasaray), Arthur (Juventus), Carles Perez (Roma), Abel Ruiz (Braga) and Marc Cucurella (Getafe), But compared to the name just mentioned, the Croatian midfielder is the player with the most contributions to Barca as well as the most famous name. In the Barca shirt, Rakitic has won 4 La Liga titles, 4 Copa del Rey, 2 Spanish Super Cup, 1 European Super Cup, 1 FIFA Club World Cup and 1 Champions League title.