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Real Madrid star Benzema harder opponent than Barcelona ace Suarez - Man Utd great Ferdinand

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has revealed that Real Madrid's Karim Benzema is a harder opponent to mark than Barcelona superstar Luis Suarez.

Suarez enjoyed another sensational campaign for Barcelona, scoring 53 goals in all competitions, and the Uruguayan international is now widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the world.

From a defender's point of view though, Ferdinand believes that Real ace Benzema is a tougher opponent to play against than Suarez due to the Frenchman's clever movement.

The former United defender said: "From personal experience playing against both of those players, I found it harder to play against him [Benzema].

"Because he was very cute, he was very efficient in all areas, off his right and left foot, his movement was cute.

"And sometimes you don't see it glaringly, but he does cute little things that take you out of position that other players can exploit. And when he gets the ball he's got a quick trigger."

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