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Agreement reached: Barcelona star having medical today ahead as he closes in on transfer to La Liga rivals

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is set for a transfer back to Sevilla as he undergoes a medical with his old club today.

The Croatia international was a big hit at Sevilla between 2010/11 and 2013/14, and he became a star at Barcelona as well, winning the treble in his first season with the club, scoring in their 2014/15 Champions League final victory over Juventus.

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Now, however, Rakitic no longer looks guaranteed a regular starting place at Barca and a move away could make sense for him at this stage in his career.

According to Marca, a deal is in place for the 32-year-old to rejoin Sevilla, which should be a fine move for the Europa League winners.

Julen Lopetegui’s side will surely benefit from the quality and experience Rakitic brings, and he’ll surely enjoy the opportunity to play more often.

Rakitic won a host of major honours at Barcelona, and given Sevilla’s continued success in the Europa League, he’ll surely have the chance of picking up more silverware there too.

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37 Comments

  1. Dan Burcea says:

    Barcelona must thank Rakitic for his dedication and commitment and wish him success in Seville!

    1. Badaru Hadejia says:

      Thanks you rakitic for ur dedication, Wish all the best nd more playing time at sevilla de barca

    2. EDOH GABRIEL says:

      AMEN

  2. ishaq haruna Nigeria says:

    we will never forget you Ivan we wish you all the best thank you

  3. Bashir Sirleaf says:

    Thanks so much, Ivan, for your wonderful service at the Camp Nou over the years. Never will you be forgotten by us, the famous Blue and red fans. Much love! Kudos!!

  4. Ishaq bauchi says:

    Thank u ivan rakitic we wish d best

  5. George Amule says:

    You have been a great man at Barcelona
    Thanks you so much for helping Barcelona

  6. SULEIMAN YUSUF WARAWA KANO says:

    Thank’s rakitic for ur sacrifice to bring success. Love u too, wish u all the best for ur next stage.

  7. Adeyemi says:

    Am so happy for your decision Ivan .
    Wish you best luck

  8. Jano BenMen says:

    Happy Days are Coming back..Guaranteed

  9. Ebuka edward says:

    I wish u all the best of luck rakitic

  10. Okon john says:

    Thanks so much ivan for your full devotion to the big club Barcelona.we the fans love you so much and would always remember the good work you did when we needed it most thanks once again.and more success as you head back to your old club Seville.

  11. Bonaventure Onuabuchi says:

    Will always love you Rakitic, you are humble, noiseless being, and strong as a great man… Haven’t seen you injured as a Barca player… Goodbye dear, I will miss you

  12. musa ahmed says:

    thanks rakitic 4 ur wonderful service at fcb all the best in sevila there again

  13. Abdullah Yahaya says:

    My man ivan rakitic, we love you always and we will continue to miss you as our great midfielder. We wish you success ahead.

  14. Rabiu Hassan says:

    Thank you so much ivan Rakitic for your dedication to this club, you will never be forgotten in our hearts

  15. Outlwa says:

    Gud bye #04 yu will always be remembered for the treble and countless honours , its sad we ddnt give a better farewell as yu go trophyless this tyme but mostly yu brought us a treble in your first season luv yu Raki

  16. Salam Hamid obe says:

    Love you ivan

  17. Mansur from Nigeria says:

    I whish you all the best Ivan

  18. Olamilekan Babs says:

    Everybody’s days are numbered, thanks Ivan we owe you a lot more word of respect.

  19. mark milliano says:

    Thanks for your wonderful service Rakitic…..We the Catalonians wish you the best

  20. basez vargas says:

    once a barce always a barce
    we love Ivan

  21. Issah alamin iniesta says:

    Thank u very much ivan for helping Barcelona winning more for as cups

  22. Danjuma says:

    Thank you ivan we wish you all the best

  23. Garem says:

    What is the transfer fee paid from Sevilla? Any info?

  24. AMADU Koroma says:

    All the IVAN raki

  25. Miller says:

    We love you Ivan

  26. kipkoech says:

    surely we will miss your service goodbye rakitic wish you well there at Sevilla

  27. Emerson says:

    Raki, you will highly missed, your good attitudes tells a lot about you. I wish you all the best as you move on to your former club. All the best 04.

  28. Muhammad Ahmed says:

    Thanks ivan wish you best of luck

  29. Prince jagu says:

    We tanks for Ivan rakitic for all time as barcelona and now he will return to servilla this summy he’s going to medical so tank u and wish you all the best.

  30. sadi sani ruwantsa says:

    you did it Ivan and you give it all I wish you all the best I am Bayern fans

  31. saleh says:

    Barca fans must regret the departure of rakitic

  32. Ibraheem says:

    Thanks you ivan

  33. Emmanuel says:

    I love u lvan u are so wonderful we are missing u already success

  34. Hamza says:

    Ivan u r a legend of a quality nd 1 to remember in the world of Laliga am real Madrid fan thnks nd best wishes as u go back to Sevilla am Hamza from Kenya

  35. Vincent says:

    Thanks man for your service at camp nuo best luck

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