Guardiola Goda Playmaker Barcelona

FC Barcelona’s newly signed soccer player Ivan Rakitic from Croatia poses for pictures in his new jersey during his presentation at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

Guardiola Goda Playmaker Barcelona

Manchester City are planning to sign Barcelona playmaker Ivan Rakitic. The Citizens manager, Pep Guardiola, implies his admiration for the Croatian international.

As reported by Diario Gol, Guardiola ready to bid for his former club. Initial contact has also been done by the Spanish coach with Rakitic representative.

“I hope to meet him and one day to drink coffee with him,” said Guardiola, about his desire to contact Rakitic earlier this summer, as reported by Tribal Football.

Hope Guardiola was welcomed Manchester City management, who also interested in Rakitic. Manchester United’s side team is considered need a new playmaker.

However, Rakitic is still happy with the Catalan club. Manchester City opportunities remain to bring Rakitic, if Barcelona buy midfielder this summer.

Competition in midfield with new players Barcelona will make Rakitic re-think to survive. As the deadline of the summer transfer window closes, everything can still happen.

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