Perez: Copa Del Rey final will not be played at Bernabeu

Barcelona and Alaves will not play the Copa del Rey final at the Santiago Bernabeu.

This was confirmed by the president of Real Madrid, Florentino Perez, who said that the stadium will be reconstructed.

Since 1997, the rivals of Los Blancos, have not played in this stadium and also for their next final game on 27 March they must find another stadium.

“The final can not be played in Santiago Bernabeu, because construction work will start on the stadium”

Barcelona wanted to play the final in this stadium because the Madrid is big city and has the capacity to for fans of both teams.