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Benitez arrives in Spain for talks on Real Madrid contract

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez smiles during a press conference in Naples, Italy, Thursday, May 28, 2015. Rafa Benitez bid goodbye to Napoli on Thursday, raising the possibility he will move to Real Madrid. (Cesare Abbate/ANSA via AP)

MADRID (AP) — Rafa Benitez has arrived in Spain where he is expected to sign a contract to become Real Madrid’s new coach.

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Messi gets 2 to lead Barcelona past Bilbao 3-1 in cup final

Barcelona's Lionel Messi poses with the trophy after winning the final of the Copa del Rey soccer match between FC Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, May 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored a stunning opener before adding a second goal to lead Barcelona to the Copa del Rey title with a 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, giving the Catalan club its second of three possible trophies before it turns to the Champions League final.

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