Modified 14 Feb 2020, 06:18 IST
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic mentioned he would like to play with Juventus famous person Cristiano Ronaldo as doubts stay over his future at Camp Nou.
Rakitic was closely linked to Serie A duo Juventus and Inter earlier than the switch window closed, whereas Premier League giants Manchester United had been additionally reportedly .
It got here as Rakitic was reportedly supplied to Ligue 1’s Paris Saint-Germain as a part of a deal to prise Neymar again to Camp Nou in the beginning of the season.
Rakitic continues to be linked with Italian champions Juve and when requested if he would like to play alongside five-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo, the 31-year-old informed Bleacher Report Football: “Of course I would.
“He can be one of many best gamers in historical past.
“You get pleasure from watching him play and he is doing properly at Juventus.”
Rakitic is at present team-mates with Barca captain and six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi and he mentioned: “It’s wonderful to play with him – he is particular. There have been nice gamers in each period, however I’m certain he is been the perfect within the final 15 years.
“In my opinion, I believe he is the perfect of all time. Being with him for six years has been unbelievable.”
Rakitic beforehand vented his frustration with how head coach Ernesto Valverde and his employees had been handled upon their sacking in January, admitting he thought-about leaving Barcelona.
“It’s part of soccer,” Rakitic mentioned. “You have to perceive that and be prepared [to potentially leave] in January.
“You have to be completely happy, you will have to take into consideration your loved ones, and if I play for Barcelona I’m completely happy.”
Published 14 Feb 2020, 06:18 IST
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