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Barcelona midfielder Rakitic accepts pay-cut for Sevilla homecoming

Ivan Rakitic will take a pay-cut to join Sevilla from Barcelona this summer.

Goalsays the Croatian midfielder will sign a two-year deal with an option for a third that will see him earn €3 million per season.

Rakitic earned €8m last season at Barca, but he is willing to accept a pay-cut to complete an emotional homecoming to Andalusia.

The 32-year-old made 149 appearances in all competitions across three seasons for Sevilla before joining Barca in 2014.

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