Is it possible for Rakitic to return to Schalke? “After all, you never know…”
Ivan Rakitic may return to Schalke 04. Although he considers this scenario unlikely, he has kept a small door open.
Ivan Rakitic also spent a certain part of his career, which is slowly ending, in “Schalke 04”. He believes a potential return is unlikely, but you never know what will happen next.
Ivan Rakitic played in “Schalke” for three and a half years. It was his first major transfer when he moved from Basel to the Ruhr region in the summer of 2007 for five million euros.
He played 156 matches in the Gelsenkirchen team, in which he scored 16 goals and prepared 29 more. During this time, the central midfielder was a very important part of the team and almost always a regular.
The return of “Schalke” is possible. Rakitic. “Let’s see…”
However, he has been playing in Spain since 2011, spending his first three-and-a-half years at Sevilla FC, before joining Barcelona until the summer of 2020. He has since returned to Seville. Now 34, the Swiss-Croatian is slowly but surely nearing the end of his career. And what about the S04 late return?
A question from him sky was asked. “Just look […], it is difficult at the moment, it is slowly coming to an end. I am sure that I have a few more years ahead of me. I have two daughters, we live here, it will be difficult to leave Spain here,” he said.
He still left a small back door open. “After all, you never know, maybe Gerald Asamoah will come tomorrow…”
One thing is clear. Many Schalke fans would welcome a return, after all, Rakitic is fondly remembered. In addition, this season he continues to play in the Champions League. Still, he had to give up a lot of money for this already abstract idea.
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This article was originally published on 90min.com/de as a Schalke return for Rakitic is a possibility. “You never know in the end…” was published.