Barcelona boss Xavi names two best strikers in the world
Barcelona manager Xavi has named two of the three best strikers in the world at the moment as Lewandowski and Benzema, who are set to face off in the Copa del Rey.
LaLiga champions Real Madrid and the Catalan giants are set to lock horns for their fifth and final El Clasico of the campaign on Wednesday evening in the Copa del Rey semi-final as both teams’ star strikers — Karim Benzema and Robert Lewandowski — return to club football in smashing form after international outings where the Frenchman scored a hat-trick and the Pole bagged a brace along with an assist.
Both strikers are often regarded as two of the best strikers of their generation.
Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez became the latest football figure to express an opinion on the two players.
“With [Karim] Benzema and [Robert] Lewandowski, we’re speaking of two out of the three best strikers in the world right now. They’re similar, but Benzema joins the midfield more. "I would say that Robert understands our game perfectly, and he’s more physical,” Xavi told a press conference on Tuesday ahead of the clash.
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