Even though he was hailed as one of Barcelona’s best transfers in history by their own legend, Xavi Hernández, Ivan Rakitic has definitely seen better days at the Catalan capital. From a hero of the fans, he quickly went to being their scapegoat, a martyr for every bad day, every bad pass or a bad result. And as his time with Barcelona was seemingly coming to an end, his qualities are being seriously questioned by many.

For that reason, this tactical analysis scout report will aim to uncover Rakitić’s best traits and tactics with the usage of analysis and will bring you the Croatian’s full player profile along with his most important statistics.

If you want to read the full tactical breakdown of Ivan Rakitić’s player profile, head over to totalfootballanalysis.com or click HERE

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