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Barcelona set €20m Rakitic price tag, Sevilla lie in wait

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Rakitic is expected to be sold in the summer and Barcelona have reportedly set their asking price with Sevilla the front-runners for his signature.

Rakitic has been linked with an exit from the club and it is more than likely the Croatian will leave Barcelona this summer.

The 32-year-old’s current contract runs until 2021 but he has slipped down the squad pecking order over the past year.

Rakitic has been limited to 15 starts this season and is yet to find the back of the net for the club.

We reported recently that the midfielder has an emotional attachment with Sevilla and was already in talks with his former club about a possible return.

Goal are now reporting that Barca have set their asking price and would listen to any team that meets those demands.

As per the report, Barca are prepared to let him leave the club if their €20m valuation is met.

The report also claims that Sevilla are currently unable to go more than 15m and that puts an interesting take to things.

Barcelona are reportedly looking to raise funds and are expected to maintain their asking price strictly.

The report concludes that Rakitic is also willing to take a pay-cut in order to secure a move back to Sevilla.