Barcelona struck a deal to sign big-scoring Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic from Sevilla on a five-year contract, the clubs said on Monday.
Brazil's forward Neymar (L) and Croatia's midfielder Ivan Rakitic vie for the ball during a Group A football match between Brazil and Croatia at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 12, 2014
The 26-year-old, currently on World Cup duty with the Croatia squad in Brazil, "arrives at the Camp Nou after impressing for three seasons with Sevilla. He has done nothing but improve" there, Barcelona said in a statement.
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