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Barcelona fans are thrilled by the prospect of Ivan Rakitic’s January departure

There was a lot of talk about Ivan Rakitic’s possible departure during the summer transfer window.

The 31-year-old Croatian midfielder was mentioned as a potential bargaining chip in Barcelona’s attempts to snatch Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain.

But the transfer window came and went and Rakitic stayed at the club in the end.

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Now, however, there are new updates on his possible departure in January, as Juventus have reportedly been monitoring the Croat, per Tuttosport, and would like to acquire his services in the winter transfer window.

Needless to say, the sheer possibility of Rakitic actually leaving Barcelona has many fans over the moon with joy. They have quickly taken to social media and Twitter to express their enthusiasm about the possible transfer.

Many of them seem to hope that it will indeed go through and they don’t really care where he ends up, as long as it’s far away from their team.

You can see some of their reactions in the collection of tweets below.

Check them out…

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