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newsfootball6 days ago

Reports | Luis Suarez risks banishment over contract stand-off with Barcelona

According to ESPN, Barcelona are considering banishing Luis Suarez with the Uruguayan reportedly unwilling to leave the club as he believes Barcelona should pay his contract off. The former Liverpool striker is surplus to requirements at the Camp Nou and has been told as much by Ronald Koeman.
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newsfootball20 days ago

Sevilla re-sign Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona on a deal rising upto €10 million

With Barcelona in the process of rebuilding the squad, the club have offloaded their first player in the form of Ivan Rakitic with the Croatian resigning for Sevilla in a deal worth €10 million. The 32-year-old spent four years at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan before leaving for Barcelona in 2014.
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newsfootballa month ago

Reports | Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suarez set to leave as part of Barcelona’s purge

Amidst rumours of a potential cull at Barcelona, the Guardian has reported that Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suarez are set to leave the club alongside Samuel Umtiti and Arturo Vidal. The four men are part of a much larger list as new manager Ronald Koeman looks to rebuild the squad this summer.
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newsfootballa month ago

Difficult for Sevilla to sign Ivan Rakitic this summer, admits Monchi

Sevilla sporting director Monchi has revealed that while Ivan Rakitic would like to sign for the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan side in the future, the move would be tough for Sevilla this summer. The Barcelona star has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou with his time at the club reportedly over.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Neither Ivan Rakitic or Philippe Coutinho have asked to leave Barcelona, admits Quique Setien

Barcelona boss Quique Setien has confirmed that Ivan Rakitic hasn’t asked to leave the club with Philippe Coutinho sailing in the same boat. The two players have been heavily linked with a move away from the club although Rakitic recently admitted that he would consider a future away from Camp Nou.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Deserve to play football where I am valued, asserts Ivan Rakitic

Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic has urged everyone not to treat him like a ‘sack of potatoes’ after he was linked with several top European outfits. The playmaker has been one of the most influential players for the Spanish side since 2014 but has struggled to get game-time over the last few years.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Reports | Atletico Madrid eager to seal a deal for Ivan Rakitic

Atletico Madrid are keen to make a move for Ivan Rakitic next summer with the Los Rojiblancos looking for a brand new midfield general. The 31-year-old has struggled to find game-time at Barcelona this season under either Ernesto Valverde or Quique Setien with the Croatian looking for a move.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Reports | Juventus make contact with Barcelona for Ivan Rakitic

Serie A champions Juventus have reportedly opened talks for signing Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic, who has struggled for playing time this term due to the arrival of Frenkie de Jong. The Old Lady are said to be offering winger Federico Bernardeschi to Barcelona for the ex-Sevilla man.
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newsfootball8 months ago

January 18 | European football transfer round-up

Day 18 of the January transfer window and the rumours are prancing about without a care as the world burns down around them. Today’s fluff has hit the ground like Neymar since forever as Marcus McGuane looks to find his way back to England, Manchester United wait for Burno Fernandes and many more.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Reports | Barcelona and Inter to discuss swap deal for Lautaro Martinez

Barcelona and Inter Milan chiefs are set to hold a meeting to discuss potential deals Lautraro Martinez which could include Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal ahead of their Champions League clash. Barcelona have already qualified for the knockout stages and are expected to play a second string team.
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