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Exclusive: Rafa Benítez will sign for Real Madrid in early June

Real Madrid will make the deal official as soon as Napoli's season is over.

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Rafael Benítez is set to become Real Madrid's new manager. The Spanish coach will sign his contract with Los Blancos in early June, as soon as Napoli's season ends, sources within Real Madrid told Managing Madrid. Although Benítez doesn't have the fans' support, Florentino Pérez and CEO José Ángel Sánchez are determined to give him a chance to coach Real and Benítez himself couldn't be happier about it, as he was planning to join West Ham United.

The Spanish wants to give Napoli a spot in next year's edition of the UEFA Champions League and that's why he's currently focused on the tough matches against Juventus and Lazio ahead. It will not be easy for Napoli to reach that third place but Benítez wants to give his all before saying good-bye to the Italian Serie A.

Rafael Benítez knows that he has to improve his coaching style in order to satisfy the fans, so he is ready to make some changes and play attacking, attractive football, according to reports from Spain.. However, he wants his 11 players to work hard and some controversial decisions could be made after the first couple of training sessions.

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