Ivan Rakitic weighs in on Messi’s future

As Pedri excelled against Real Sociedad, Culers may be able to find it in their hearts to begin to give the ones that stepped aside some respect. Arturo Vidal went gone to Italy, but Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic both stayed in Spain, with Atletico Madrid and Sevilla respectively. As he did while at the […]

Ivan Rakitic’s Barcelona career comes full circle with move to Sevilla

Ivan Rakitic is heading back to Sevilla and it seems like public opinion of the Croatian has come full circle. He was bought for 18 million euros in 2014 alongside Marc-André ter Stegen from Borussia Mönchengladbach and Liverpool’s superstar forward Luis Suárez, though that deal was done earlier. When he was signed, Xavi was slowing […]

Why a move to Sevilla is best for Rakitic and Barcelona


Ivan Rakitic has long been in the doghouse of Culés online. That sentiment doesn’t persist as much at the Camp Nou, where the Croatian is still treated like the faithful steward he has been to the club since he arrived back in 2014. He is arguably one of the 50 greatest players in FC Barcelona’s […]

Ivan Rakitic on title race, Messi’s brilliance, and MLS

Ivan Rakitic

Ivan Rakitic might be the Blaugrana player that gets criticized the most, and it’s at the point where the Croatian is certainly underrated by his own fan base. Sometimes all it takes to learn what a player goes through is hearing it from him. Rakitic spoke to the ExtraTime Radio crew about what makes Lionel […]

Who is Barcelona’s most underrated player? Rotating CBs and Sergi Samper [TBPod130]

On episode 130 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan is joined by Diego Lorijn (DSpot) to debate who Barcelona’s most underrated player is this season. Then in La Ronda, your hosts talk Sergi Samper to Vissel Kobe, Ivan Rakitic’s future at the club, picking between centre-backs and much more! Running Order: Who is Barcelona’s most underrated player? Is it possible to […]