According to reports in Spain from OkDiario, Ivan Rakitic has decided he wants to leave Barcelona this January due to unkept promises and lack of game time.
The report suggests that Ivan Rakitic was promised a new deal last summer, however is yet to see any movements, resulting in dissatisfaction at the club.
There has been a large amount of speculation regarding the Croatian’s future in recent days with many contrasting reports, however OkDiario claim he wants out as soon as possible.
Put the unkept promises alongside a lack of game time and you have an unhappy player on the team, and the article from Spain suggests that this is also a factor in his decision. Rakitic is rumoured to believe that players in worse form are getting in the Barcelona side ahead of him, making the situation worse.
OkDiario also state that Rakitic is far from happy about his lack of involvement in the match-day squad against Villarreal – this is said to be the final straw leading to his decision.