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Sevilla Chasing Aleix Vidal Ivan Rakitic Approves

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Sevilla chasing Aleix Vidal and teammate Ivan Rakitic approves the move

Seville, Spain – Sevilla is chasing after Barcelona right-back Aleix Vidal and teammate Ivan Rakitic approves the move. Reports indicate that Vidal would be delighted to rejoin Sevilla on loan, but with purchase option by Sevilla. Otherwise, his interest in a return may fade away.

The 28-year-old joined Barcelona back in 2015 could not play until the January due to the blaugrana club’s registration ban. After only playing several games, Vidal suffered a serious ankle injury last season against Alaves and missed significant time. Vidal has played 588 minutes this season with just two full games to his name.

However, his contribution to the Ernesto Valverde’s playing style has helped the team this season.

Rakitic, who won the Europa League with Sevilla in 2014 before joining Barca, believes Vidal would be making a shrewd move if he returns to the Andalusian club.

​”If he decides to go to Sevilla then, as a team-mate and a Sevillista, I would that like very much,” he said following Barca’s 3-0 LaLiga win over Levante on Sunday.

“I wish him all the best. He already knows them very well, he is a player of the highest quality and Sevilla are among the best in Europe.”