"A football player can never say with certainty that he will remain in his club," he told Nogomania.
"Such is the nature of our business. I'm in Seville for three years now and in this time many things have changed.
"It is clear that in such a big club people can not be satisfied with average results. If there is no success, if there are no trophies, frustration grows. Everything has changed.
"Before the start of the season we got 13 or 14 new players, so everything has just began to operate. Now we have a good series of results and we are all optimistic."
However, Rakitic did refuse to comment on a future transfer in January and added: "I can assure you that I'm one hundred percent focused on Sevilla and I only think about our next match."
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