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Ivan Rakitic ready to leave Barcelona amid Manchester United and Juventus interest

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Ivan Rakitic is open to new offers from other clubs, as Barcelona midfielder doesn’t fortunate at Camp Nou.

The 31-year-old has played in eight games of the Spanish club’s 12 appearances, featuring just a combined 203 minutes.

As there are seven midfielders in Barcelona now, the Croatian player doesn’t get much playing time. The presence of former Ajax player Frenkie De Jong, as well as Arthur, has made Rakitic lose his chance of playing in the midfield.

According to Marca, Rakitic inteds to leave Barcelona and is open to offers for the winter transfer window.

The midfielder was at the center of attention last summer, but decided to stay in Spain. PSG were one of the clubs linked with the 31-year-old’s transfer rumors.

Now Manchester United and Juventus are the main clubs, having targeted the player.

Previously the Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed they will sign some more experienced players to help the young ones. “There might be some experienced players who can come in and help the younger players – that might be worth the money.”

Meanwhile, Juventus boss  Maurizio Sarri confirmed they need to straighten the midfield. Yet, signing Adrian Rabiot didn’t affect hugely on the Italian club’s game.


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