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Rakitic declares he wants to stay with Barcelona

Ivan Rakitic has declared he wants to stay with Barcelona next season.

Rakitic has reiterated once again that his plan is to remain at Barcelona until his contract expires in 2021, as he has said on several occasions.

"I don't want to look too far ahead," he told Sport1. "The people at the club know that Barça is the perfect club for me. I always sign a contract to fulfill it. I still want that.

"And I want to feel necessary at the club. That is the plan. With the coronavirus, a lot of things will be new for us the players and for the Spanish clubs. If anything annoys you, you have to talk. But the idea is I want to stay here for longer. My head and heart are clear, they are in Barça -- also for next season."

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