Ivan Rakitic insists he's happy at Schalke 04.

"I have a contract until 2011 and I intend to fulfil it," he said.

Internazionale, Juventus and Chelsea are just three clubs who have been linked with the Croatian playmaker over the last few weeks.

Croatia coach Slaven Bilic has described him as a "brilliant talent with a bright future" and it now seems that crowds in Germany will be privileged to see that for the next three years.