Ivan Rakitic

Rakitic is not 100% certain of Messi’s Barca future

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic suggests that he is not 100% certain whether club talisman Lionel Messi will remain with the Catalan club after his contract expires.

March 11, 2018
March 11, 2018

‘I would open the door for him to come back’

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde had already dubbed Neymar’s Barca return as just a mere fantasy but midfielder Ivan Rakitic says that the door is always open for Neymar to return to Barcelona.

November 22, 2017
November 22, 2017

Rakitic is not 100% certain of Messi’s Barca future

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic suggests that he is not 100% certain whether club talisman Lionel Messi will remain with the Catalan club after his contract expires.

October 5, 2016
October 5, 2016

Rakitic blow for Croatia

Croatia's midfield general Ivan Rakitic has pulled out of World Cup qualifiers against Kosovo and Finland because of a painful

August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016

Barcelona edge past Athletic Bilbao

Ivan Rakitic's first-half header maintains Barcelona's perfect start to the La Liga season as the champions withstand a wave of late pressure to prevail over Athletic Bilbao.

July 3, 2016
July 3, 2016

Rakitic flees holiday home

Croatia and Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has cut short his summer holiday after his villa on a Croatian island was attacked, local media reports.

October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015

Classy Rakitic gives Catalans the edge

Substitute Ivan Rakitic scored twice to earn Barcelona a 2-0 victory over BATE on Tuesday and move the European champions three points clear at the top of Group E.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Messi, Neymar and Suarez got magic

Ivan Rakitic has labelled Barcelona team-mates Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar "football magicians".