Slaven Bilic: Rakitic Has 20 Days To Decide
Posted April 21, 2007on:
Slaven Bilic Called Rakitic to the Croatian Squad. He is giving him only 20 days to decideif he wants to play for Croatia…
If he does not Decide by then Bilic will not call him on to the squad. Rakitic is a young player he has a hard time deciding who he wants to play for. After signing the Croatian Flag many Croatians now belive he will play for the Croats. Mladen Petric is a very good friend of Rakitic and hopes he decides to play for Croatia.
Bilic said ” The reason I called him up to join the Croatian squad is because he is a really talented player. I just wanted to make sure the future of Croatia soccer keeps staying strong. Plus he would be a great asset to Croatian soccer. ”
Bilic also announced that if Ivan Rakitic indeed does join the Croatian squad he would not start right away. Eduardo and Petric are the starters and playing time for Rakitic will be hard to find. Croatia has one of the Best Forwards in the world right now,maybe not the best…but rather the most consistant in the world.
Eduardo Da Silva
If Rakitic joins he will be up there too. It will be hard for him to find playing time. But Bilic isnt worried about him. He is a very good player, and its just a matter of time before he will become a starter for Croatia if he joins the squad.
The only reason Bilic wants Rakitic is to take care of the future of Croatian soccer. Plus he sais he is tired of the people talking about this issue. So he is giving him 20 days to decide if he wants to play for Croatia. It will be interesting to see what Rakitic will say and decide…
April 20th 2007
Denis S – Croatian11.com