Barcelona set to sell Ivan Rakitic to Inter after their Champions League defeat to Liverpool

Inter are reportedly set to sign Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona
Inter are reportedly set to signal Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona (Getty Pictures)

Barcelona are on the verge of promoting Ivan Rakitic to Inter in a £43 million deal, in accordance to stories.

The 31-year-old is about to full his fifth season at Barca and has helped the membership win 4 La Liga titles, 4 Copa del Rey trophies and the Champions League.

However Barca are open to promoting Rakitic this summer season and in accordance to Goal, Inter are on the point of finishing a transfer for the Croatia worldwide.

Inter are planning to mount a severe problem for the Serie A title subsequent season and are lining up former Chelsea supervisor Antonio Conte as a substitute for Luciano Spallettii.

And Rakitic is set to be Conte’s first signing because the Italian membership are anticipated to make important modifications this summer season.

Ivan Rakitic angered Barcelona fans after their defeat to Liverpool
Ivan Rakitic angered Barcelona followers after their defeat to Liverpool (Getty Pictures)



Barcelona, in the meantime, are wanting to bolster their funds forward of the switch window and are wanting to offload Rakitic so as to enhance different areas of their squad.

The Spanish champions have already agreed to signal Frenkie de Jong for £65.3m this summer season however are additionally determined to signal his Ajax teammate Matthijs de Ligt, who can even price in extra of £65m.

Barca did obtain an £86m bid from Paris Saint-Germain for Rakitic final summer season however turned it down and now face the prospect of promoting the midfielder, who turned 31 this yr, for half that quantity.

Rakitic additionally angered Barcelona’s hierarchy this week after he fortunately posed for photos on the Sevilla Honest lower than 24 hours after the membership’s 4-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday night.

Barca’s squad got a two-day break after their Champions League exit and Raktic irritated supporters as an image of him alongside Jose Maria Del Nido, son of Sevilla’s former president, was circulated on social media.

However on Saturday, Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde defended Rakitic over the incident.

‘He explained that he went to see his wife and children, he went out to the street and someone took a photo with him,’ Valverde stated.



‘You have to go out to the street and accept the situation, [but] you can’t doubt his professionalism.’



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