Ivan Rakitic back at Barcelona after Croatia duty with hamstring injury

The club says on Saturday that Rakitic was back in Barcelona and would not play Croatia's match against England on Sunday at Wembley Stadium.

Published: 18th November 2018 01:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th November 2018 01:27 PM   |  A+A-

Croatia's Ivan Rakitic listens to a question at a press conference during the 2018 soccer World Cup in MMoscow, Russia. (Photo | AP)

Croatia's Ivan Rakitic (File photo | AP)

By Associated Press

BARCELONA: Barcelona says midfielder Ivan Rakitic injured his right hamstring while playing for Croatia in the UEFA Nations League.

The club says on Saturday that Rakitic was back in Barcelona and would not play Croatia's match against England on Sunday at Wembley Stadium.

It did not say how long he will be sidelined.

Rakitic had to be replaced in the second half of Croatia's 3-2 win over Spain at home on Thursday.

Barcelona leads the Spanish league.

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