Barcelona midfielder, Ivan Rakitic would have left Camp Nou during the summer transfer but reports disclose that the Croatian had turned down the offer.
Rakitic was one of the players ruling the headlines during the summer transfer period as he was steadily linked to a move away from Camp Nou.
The Croatian was also linked to be used as swap to bring Neymar back to Camp Nou but the Parisians had turned down any swap offers for Neymar.
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Inter Milan and Juventus also had the player on their wishlist but weren’t able to materialise a deal before the deadline day.
A Spanish media outlet has disclosed via Calciomercato that the 31-year-old midfielder had been wanted in Qatar but the deal died because he rejected the offer.
Rakitic is currently not having the best of days in Camp Nou as he’s currently out of favour and might likely force a move out immediately the winter transfer window kick starts.