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Tottenham boss Mourinho sees Rakitic as Eriksen replacement

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is eyeing Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic.

The Daily Mail says Rakitic is one player who is certain to leave the Camp Nou this summer but his next destination could be outside of Spain.

Sevilla have long been the favourites to lure the Croatian back to his Spanish 'home' but Jose Mourinho, Tottenham Hotspur's manager, could be able to throw a spanner in the works.

Mourinho sees Rakitic as the ideal man to slot into his midfield.

Spurs are still looking for someone to replace Christian Eriksen who joined Inter Milan in January. With Rakitic unwanted at Barça and entering the final 12 months of his contract, Mourinho feels like it's a no-brainer to move for him.

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