Liverpool need a world class midfielder to replace Philippe Coutinho at Anfield and reports suggest that they want to sign Ivan Rakitic from the Catalan giants.
Diario Gol have claimed that Liverpool, Arsenal, and Juventus have been interested in the versatile midfielder and are tempting him join.
The Croatian international might be tempted to move to Liverpool if reports from last month are anything to go by. Don Balon claimed that Rakitic especially likes the Reds’ German boss Jurgen Klopp.
Diario Gol state that Rakitic is well aware of the fact that Coutinho has arrived to play in his position and therefore, he is seeking life away from the Nou Camp.
The Spanish source have mentioned that the good thing for Ivan is that Philippe is cup tied in the Champions League so the Croatian will not lose his starting place in that competition but things could change in the domestic competitions.
It is further mentioned that Rakitic has got offers on the table but he wants to wait for the World Cup. If he and Croatia do well in Russia then he might get better offers in the summer.
Coutinho’s departure is not Liverpool’s only issue. They may even end up losing Emre Can, who has been productive this season. The Merseysiders want Keita this month, the player is keen on moving (via Mirror) as well but they will probably have to wait for next summer for the deal to be finally sealed.
In your opinion, should Klopp splash the cash to sign Rakitic?
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