- Rafinha joined Barcelona in 2011, but he has been on loan spells since 2013
- The Brazilian is no longer in the plans of the club as Ronald Koeman has told him to leave
- A massive shake-up continues to rock the Catalan giants with exit of several players
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Rafinha may likely go the way of Luis Suarez as ruthless Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has reportedly told the Brazilian to go in search for another club.
The Barcelona boss had earlier told some players including Arturo Vidal, Ivan Rakitic, Samuel Untiti, Luis Suarez that they were not in his plans and three out of four of them have already left.
Koeman who replaced former manager Quique Setien has been mandated to revamp the squad, as well as reduce their wage bill, and now the latest player that is affected is the 27-year-old midfielder.
"Rafinha? For players who don't see many possibilities, the best thing is to look for a way out," the coach said, as quoted by Sport.
"We have many midfielders, his exclusion from the squad is a technical decision."
Also Ousmane Dembele has been linked with a move away from the club to joining Manchester United and Koeman confirmed that the player could actually leave as well.
"Dembele situation? I'm counting on him," he added. "He was very good the first weeks but he had a downturn last week.
“He trained well today and I'm counting on him. But these are decisions for the club and the player."
Manchester United have reportedly shifted focus to landing Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele after missing out of Jadon Sancho's deal.
The Red Devils were handed a major setback after Borussia Dortmund confirm the English winger is part of their plan for the 2020-21 season.
Although the Premier League giants are not giving up on their chase for the highly-rated forward despite hitting a roadblock in their quest recently as reported by ESPN.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Riqui Puig could be on his way out of the Camp Nou as Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has reportedly told the youngster to go in search of another club.
According to RAC1 journalist Gerard Romero, Puig has been shown the exit door by the ruthless Barcelona boss who earlier told Luis Suarez to also leave.
Puig was among the 17 players who missed training during the Lionel Messi debacle ahead of their pre-season plans.
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