With the theme of PSG in the summer of summer mercato, Ivan Rakitic had an agreement with Ernesto Valverde to stay with Barça.
In spite of restrictions on financial fair play, PSG was really ready to make new fun in the summer to attract a middle-class fan who has been so reluctant since retirement Thiago Motty. And if the priority goal of the Paris leaders is long called Nolo Ganto Kanté, it is on the side of Barça that the PSG has almost found its luck.
You are ready to spend no less than 90 million euros to sign up, the capital club was really close to attracting Ivan Rakitic. But that was despite the convincing strength of Ernesto Valverde. Because to believe sport, if the finalist of the last World Cup, which is not sensitive to the arguments of the French champions, eventually decided to stay with Blaugrano, it is after a discussion with a Catalan coach. The interview ended on what is to be internally called the "PSG Pact".
With this pact, Ivan Rakitic was assured that he would remain an undisputed holder, even though his playing time seemed threatened by the arrival of Arthur or Arthur Vidal and some disappointed benefits last spring. Covenant confirmed by numbers, the Croatian international began 15 of the 16 matches that had been played since the beginning of the season, including 12 in full. "I realized I had the privilege of wearing a jersey from BarçaThere is no team in the world who could offer me more if not money "For his part, the old Sevillian explained to justify his choice to stay in Catalonia.