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Barcelona president Bartomeu invites offers for Vidal and Rakitic

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is inviting offers for Arturo Vidal and Ivan Rakitic.

Bartomeu needs to shift out players to help balance the books and is keen to sell both veterans due to an overloaded midfield.

Mundo Deportivo says Barca coach Ernesto Valverde accepts the sales need to be made, even though Rakitic made the most appearances for Barca last season.

Along with Vidal and Rakitic, Bartomeu is also encouraging offers for Rafinha.

The Brazil international is fully fit and impressing in preseason after recovering from a serious knee injury.

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