FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi reportedly thinks Gareth Bale is more dangerous player than Cristiano Ronaldo.
According to Diario Gol, the Argentine believes the Welshman is more of a threat than the Portuguese is, despite Ronaldo having 26 goals to his name this season.
Messi is believed to have great respect for his Ballon d'Or rival, but is more fearful of the trouble Bale can cause to defences.
The former Tottenham Hotspur man has had an injury-interrupted season so far, but will be vital for his side in the last stretch of their La Liga campaign.
Bale has been working hard to get back to his best, and with 11 league games to go until the end of season, the Spanish giants will look to depend on the attacker when going forward.
Ronaldo has delivered goals in this campaign, but has received criticism for many of his displays.
The report also claimed that while Messi views the Portuguese as Real's current leader, he believes Bale will soon become Los Blancos' most important player.
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