Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic concedes he might want to play with Juventus genius Cristiano Ronaldo as questions stay over his future at Camp Nou.
The player was vigorously connected to Serie A couple Juventus and Inter before the exchange window shut, while Premier League mammoths Manchester United were additionally apparently intrigued.
It came as Rakitic was apparently offered to Ligue 1’s Paris Saint-Germain as a major aspect of an arrangement to prise Neymar back to Camp Nou toward the beginning of the period.
Rakitic keeps on being connected with Italian victors Juve and when inquired as to whether he might want to play close by five-time Ballon d’Or champ Ronaldo, the 31-year-old disclosed to Bleacher Report Football : “obviously I would. He is additionally perhaps the best player ever.
“You appreciate watching him play and he’s excelling at Juventus.”
Rakitic is as of now colleagues with Barca commander and six-time Ballon d’Or champ Lionel Messi, who he pronounced is the best ever.
“It’s astounding to play with him – he’s exceptional. There have been incredible players in each time, however I’m certain he’s been the best over the most recent 15 years,” Rakitic said.
“As I would see it, I believe he’s the best ever. Being with him for a long time has been inconceivable.”
Rakitic recently vented his disappointment with how lead trainer Ernesto Valverde and his staff were treated upon their sacking in January, conceding he thought about leaving Barcelona.
“It’s a piece of football,” Rakitic said. “You need to get that and be prepared [to possibly leave] in January.
“You must be upbeat, you need to consider your family, and in the event that I play for Barcelona I am cheerful.”
The Croatia star was likewise approached to say something regarding the eventual fate of Neymar and conceded he’d invite the Brazilian back to Camp Nou with great affection.
“Above all else I might want to have Neymar in my group without a doubt, he needs to choose what’s best for him as he’s my huge companion,” he said.
“I need to see him cheerful and without a doubt when he is glad he is probably the best player on the planet.”