Ivan Rakitic is undoubtedly trying to tackle the final stage of the Champions League against Tottenham Hotspur next month.
With the hope of the Lilywhites to achieve the steps that are hanging by a thread, they will all be lucky they can do ahead in the game at the Nou Camp and the story is related to the 30-year-old person. age directly.
The midfielder replaced the UEFA Croatia League of Nations League 3-2 on Thursday night and has since secured the pressure of the Catalan giants.
Update through the club official Twitter account reads: "Stress is tormented by Ivan Rakitic in his right foot. His return will depend on his recovery."
While it is not confirmed that Rakitic will definitely lose the game against the north outfit in London, the Sports Medicine Australia website reveals that Grade 1 grading would exert it for three weeks.
In this case the midfielder would be in touch and going to take a place in a day game squad Ernesto Valverde, and graded Grade 2 from his action for four weeks and at least eight weeks, thus would remove it from the game.
Spurs's Rakitic fans will not have wonderful memories as he clears a fantastic goal in the goal meeting between the two clubs last month and La Liga leaders running 4-2 winners.
While Valverde has alternatives in the midfield where international Croatian cannot play with Sergio Busquets, Arthur and Arturo Vidal.
It should also be noted that the game at the Nou Camp could be meaningless as Spurs must beat Inter Milan to win a five-game match to have no chance of passing through.
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