Ivan Rakitic has told kicker that leaving Sevilla for Barcelona after three-and-half years was the next logical step for Ivan Raktitic.
- Tomas: Barca hampered by archaic FIFA rules
Rakitic, 26, departed Sevilla for Barcelona in a 18 million euro transfer this summer after scoring 12 goals and setting up a further 10 in 34 appearances last season.
"I wanted to make this step," Rakitic told kicker. "Barca are one of the best teams in the world, with [Lionel] Messi, who is the best player in ...