In-form playmaker: United, Chelsea and Liverpool interest is an honour

Sevilla attacking midfielder Ivan Rakitic is being linked to the Premier League trio, and the Croat’s agent has admitted the player is flattered.

Ivan Rakitic has been in great form for Sevilla this season, playing a key role for the Andalusian side.

As such, the Croatia international has been linked with a move to a bigger club, with Premier League trio Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool all reportedly keeping tabs on the playmaker.

The attacking midfielder’s agent and brother Dejan Rakitic has admitted that the star is honoured by links to the English sides.

“There are many clubs interested in Ivan,” the representative told Tutto Mercato.

“It’s too early to say something concrete. My brother still has a year and a half on his contract.

“Chelsea, Manchester United and Lazio are interested? It is nice that clubs at this level are thinking of him. We are honoured.”

Rakitic is thought to be a player that Premier League clubs will target in January, especially given that his contract is running down.

Sevilla are certainly a selling club, and given the situation there is every chance that the eastern European star could be in the Premier League at the turn of the year.

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