Barcelona sign Ivan Rakitic for €15m

Reports tonight say Barcelona are completing a move for Sevilla midfielder Ivan Rakitic. The Croatian is to sign a five-year deal at the Camp Nou.

He serves as an instant replacement for the departing Cesc Fabregas. He played 127 times for Sevilla scoring 27 goals.

Barcelona has made their first major purchase of the summer. Ivan Rakitic is now heading to Barca, after the blaugrana have reached an agreement for the midfielder with Sevilla for around 15 million euro.

(via Gianluco di Marzio)

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