Rakitic Renews Barcelona Contract

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Talks of Rakitic leaving Barcelona has been quelled with the Croatian signing a contract extension that has set his buyout clause to €125 million.

The midfielder was constantly linked with a move to Manchester City, but will now remain at the club till the 2020-21 season.

The deal was confirmed less than a day after the 6-1 thumping of PSG, but Rakitic will be signing the contract officially on Friday.

Rakitic joined Barcelona from Sevilla in 2014 and won the treble in his first season with the La Liga giants.

He is on his way to 150 appearances for Barcelona.



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