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The 35-year-old says that his former team were not allowed to contest the match at Camp Nou and wonders why Barcelona should do so in the Spanish capital

Former Real Madrid playmaker Guti has stated that the Copa del Rey final should never be played at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The Spanish FA (RFEF) is set to announce the venue for the final, which is be contested between Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona, and the 35-year-old feels it should not take place in Madrid.

"The Copa del Rey final should never be at the Bernabeu," the former Besiktas man wrote on Twitter. "Why couldn't Real Madrid play against Zaragoza at Camp Nou?"

"Why do Madrid always have to give?" he added soon afterwards. "We are gentlemen, but at some point we have to think of ourselves and decide because the Bernabeu is ours."

Last season, the competition's final was helf at Mestalla, and was contested by Barcelona and Real Madrid.

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