IVAN RAKITIC REFUSED TO JOIN CHELSEA WHEN HE WAS 16 YEARS OLD.
The Croatian Ivan Rakitic who is now playing in Spain with barcelona, he joined Barcelona from another Spanish club Sevilla.
Ivan rakitic says when he was sixteen years old he refused to sign for Chelsea.
As he was playing for F.C.Basel then he wanted clearly to get into the Basel first team , instead of moving to Chelsea.
Once he got into the main team he was then sold to Sevilla.
He wanted his family with him when he was just fifteen years old.