EPL: He’s very fast – Man Utd star, Varane names toughest player he ever faced
Manchester United defender, Raphael Varane has named Paris Saint-Germain forward, Lionel Messi, as the toughest player he has come up against.
Varane said that Messi is very fast, describing the former Barcelona captain as a good striker.
In an interview with Goal, Varane was asked who is the best player he has played against.
And the France international replied: “Messi, Leo Messi because he is very fast, a very good striker, very good left foot, a very very good player.”
Messi and Varane came up against each other during their stints at Barcelona and Real Madrid, respectively.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner shone in the El Clasico feud throughout his career at Barcelona and is the current top scorer in the history of the fixture with 26 goals