Craig Bellamy also rates West Ham United defender Sam Byram highly.
The 20-year-old has not played for the Owls since being injured in their Championship clash with Bolton in January.
Benteke has fallen down the pecking order at Anfield lately.
Everton defeated Aston Villa by a 3-1 scoreline on Tuesday.
The 17-year-old was brought on during the closing stages of the Light Blues' Scottish Championship clash with Raith on Tuesday.
The pair had differing relationships with the West Ham faithful.
Massimo Cellino wants Leeds United head coach Steve Evans not to speak too much about off-pitch matters.
West Bromwich Albion drew 2-2 with Leicester City last night.
Crystal Palace drew 2-2 with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light yesterday.
Mark Schwarzer says that the Leicester City squad are taking the positives from their 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday night.