Saturday January 18 2020
Juventus eye Ivan Rakitic and Federico Bernardeschi swap deal

Juventus are reportedly considering a sensational swap deal involving Federico Bernardeschi and Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic.

The Serie A giants been consistently linked with a move for the Croatian international since the start of the 2019-20 season, however no formal bid has materialised at this stage.

The former Sevilla player has been the subject of transfer speculation due his ongoing contract situation signed, with no extension currently agreed between him and Barcelona, and his deal at the Camp Nou set to expire in June 2021.

Friday December 27 2019
Ivan Rakitic: I have not spoken with Ernesto Valverde on future

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has not spoken with boss Ernesto Valverde on his future but confirms he wants to stay at the club.

A report in Marca last month claimed that had been a mutual agreement between the midfielder and the Catalan club for a January transfer.

Wednesday December 18 2019
Ivan Rakitic rues Barcelona's lack of killer touch in El Clasico draw

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic was left frustrated as La Blaugrana battled out a 0-0 draw at home to Real Madrid in tense El Clasico clash.

Referee Alejandro Hernandez handed out eight yellow cards - with the Croatian international picking up the first one after 21 minutes - in a bad tempered encounter at the Camp Nou.

However both sides did have chances to score, and the 31-year old believes the hosts had enough opportunities to pick up a vital win against the arch rivals.

Saturday December 14 2019
Ivan Rakitic rejects Barcelona exit in January

Ivan Rakitic will not be leaving Barcelona in January, according to reports in Marca today.

The Croatian international has been consistently linked with a move away from the Camp Nou this season, despite the player himself stating that he wished to remain at the club.

Friday December 13 2019
Ivan Rakitic deserves Barcelona run - Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has praised the performances of Ivan Rakitic in a hint that he may stay at the club beyond January.

Rakitic had started just one of the club’s opening 17 matches this season but has now started in four successive games - which have all brought victories.

The central midfielder impressed against Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid, Real Mallorca and Inter, and may yet stay at the club despite strong links of a move away in January.

Wednesday December 11 2019
Inter want Barcelona duo Arturo Vidal and Ivan Rakitic

Inter are hopeful of signing both Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal from Barcelona this summer, according to Marca.

It is said that talks were on the table this week due to the two competing directly in the Champions League, with both players keen for more first-team minutes.

Sunday December 8 2019
Ivan Rakitic wants to stay at Barcelona

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has once again reiterated his desire to remain at the club, despite speculation linking him with a summer exit.

The Croatian international has played a bit part role so far for Ernesto Valverde's side and with his contract situation still unresolved in Catalonia he has been reported to be considering a move to Italy.

Serie A giants Inter Milan and Juventus have both denied reported interest in the former Sevilla man, and Rakitic has confirmed he has no intention of leaving the Camp Nou.

Saturday December 7 2019
Juventus reopen interest in Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic

Juventus have rekindled their interest in signing Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic in January, according to fresh reports.

Corriere di Torino say that Rakitic is now back in the conversation at the Italian champions, who may sell German central midfielders Emre Can and Sami Khedira in the coming months.

Tuesday December 3 2019
Barcelona: Ivan Rakitic open to Atletico Madrid, Sevilla move

Midfielder Ivan Rakitic wants to remain at Barcelona but has left the door open to joining Atletico Madrid or Sevilla.

The Croatian started in the recent victories over Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid alongside Sergio Busquets and Frenkie de Jong in a midfield trio.

Prior to those games, Rakitic had only started one game all campaign - an early-season defeat against Granada.

That particular three are said to offer the Blaugrana the balance of being able to break up the opposition plays before a quick transition to the attack.

Sunday December 1 2019
Juventus 'not interested' in Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic

Serie A giants Juventus have reportedly confirmed that are not interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic in January.

The Croatian international has been consistently linked with a move away from the Catalan side, despite indicating that he wanted to stay, as talks over a new contract have stalled.

Juventus Sporting Director Fabio Paraciti, has refuted rumours that they are preparing a bid for the former Sevilla midfielder, claiming they are happy with their current squad.

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