According to various reports from the Spanish media over the weekend was about Neymar wishing to return back to Barcelona, Neymar seems unhappy at Paris Saint Germain, and his good friend Rakitic would gladly welcome him back.
Speaking after Barcelona comfortable win over Malaga, Ivan Rakitic was asked about the recent speculation of Neymar wanting Barcelona return and if he would welcome the Brazilian back to Blaugrana.
Raketa was among Neymar’s closest friends together with Suarez and Messi during his time in Barcelona and the midfielder would do anything back to have Neymar back to the Barcelona team.
Rakitic replied: “He hasn’t said anything to me but I would open the door to him right now.”
“Not just because of the relationship I have with him, but because of the type of player he is. I’d always have Ney in my team.”
Rakitic On Barca win over Malaga, he said: “We played some good football at Málaga and so we were able to create chances”
“In other seasons we have had problems in Estadio La Rosaleda, but today we put in a good performance and we took an important win”
The Croatian who turned 30 on Saturday March 10, continued by saying: “I feel very well physically. The other day they gave me the data from the Atletico Madrid game and they were the best of the season. We’ll see how 30 treats me.”
“I’m very happy and enthusiastic to keep going for everything.”