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Ernesto Valverde proved against Villarreal that nobody -except Leo Messi- is indispensable in this FC Barcelona. After already lowering Ivan Rakitic's and Sergio Busquets' prominence, the 'Txingurri' substituted Luis Suarez in a key moment.
Ivan Rakitic is not going through his best momentS in Barcelona. He seems to have become a second choice and Juventus intends to take advantage of it, according to 'CalcioMercato'.
Zlatko Dalic has called up Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic for Croatia's next Euro 2020 qualifiers in October. Although the Real Madrid man is still injured, he has still been called up in contempt, as he's expected to recover from the injury beforehand.
Barcelona released their squad list for the match against Villarreal. The main news is the inclusion of Ousmane Dembélé, while Rakitic and Carles Pérez drop out.
Rakitic seemed all set to leave Barcelona in the transfer market and was linked with PSG and Juventus. The Croat was close to flying to Italy with Bernardeschi as part of the deal, but the Turin based club also wanted 23 million euros.
Barcelona's apparent willingness to part ways with Ivan Rakitic has led the midfielder to skip Croatia's next Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Ivan Rakitic has become one of the main talking points in the last few hours of the transfer window. According to "Jugones", he wants to play for Juventus, but Barcelona is making things difficult for him.
Ivan Rakitic was again left out of the Barcelona team, but Ernesto Valverde says it has nothing to do with rumours of a move away.
The Croatian went back to staying on the bench and, once again, didn't play any minutes, despite although Barcelona stumbled again in the League. Is his exit imminent?
Ousmane Dembele could be the final part of a long soap opera that is meant to bring Neymar back to Barcelona. However, it seems the Frenchman is not comfortable with becoming a bargaining chip.
Barcelona have found an ally to unblock Neymar's operation within PSG itself. According to the sources of 'L'Équipe' and 'Sport', Thomas Tuchel reportedly approves of a Neymar for Rakitic and Dembele swap deal.
Whilst everyone is tired of waiting for PSG to respond to Barcelona's last offer, the newspaper 'Sport' revealed a new scenario that could put an end to the whole operation: a Rakitic transfer, who would have already given his approval to go to Paris.
The Neymar transfer saga looks set to go to the wire. We look at the various players reportedly suggested as potential makeweights.