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Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Messi, according to Joao Pereira

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Valencia right-back Joao Pereira has turned up the heat ahead of his side's clash with Barcelona by declaring that Cristiano Ronaldo is a better player than Lionel Messi.

The 28-year-old, who moved to the Mestalla from Sporting Lisbon this summer for €3.6 million, believes his countryman is a more complete footballer in comparison with the 2011 Ballon d'Or winner.

"Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi because he is more complete,” Pereira theorised to Mundo Deportivo.

"Tomorrow [the game against Barcelona], anything can happen, even us scoring, then holding on to win. It will be a difficult test, but we will do our best."

Los Che coach Mauricio Pellegrino could be without injured midfield duo Fernando Gago and Jeremy Mathieu, pending late fitness tests.
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