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Barcelona Midfielder Ivan Rakitic Suffers Injury During International Duty

He will miss the game against Turkey

Deportivo Alaves v Barcelona - La Liga Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

Ivan Rakitic will miss Croatia’s World Cup qualifying match against Turkey due to a slight leg injury according to the Croatian national team. The extent of the injury is not yet known.

Rakitic was withdrawn on 55 minutes as Croatia beat Kosovo 1-0 in a match that had been previously been abandoned due to weather. He reportedly has a hamstring problem and will not travel to Turkey, but no more information has been given beyond that.

Croatia lead Group I on 16 points, five ahead of their next opponent, Turkey.

Barcelona hope to have him back for the Catalan derby against Espanyol.

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