Bundesliga giants ??Bayern Munich have emerged as the most recent club to register interest in signing ?Barcelona’s star playmaker Ivan Rakitic, according to reports.
Earli?er? claims reported that the Croatian star has been the subject of increased interest from Ligue 1 duo Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco after an impressive World Cup campaign with Croatia – making his
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However, while the 30-year-old has caught the eye following his World Cup displays, he has yet to express a desire to end his four-year association with Barcelona – where he has a contract until 2021.
All three sides in the mix have the financial capabilities to meet the demands of both Barcelona and Rakitic, but it remains to be seen whether the Blaugrana would even consider parting with one of their key men with the season opener moving ever closer.
In other news, Barcelona have named the four players who will lead the team next season, with ?Lionel Messi inheriting the armband from Andres Iniesta, with Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto his deputies.