The former Liverpool favourite says the Spaniard is better offensively than defensively.
The Atletico Madrid boss has been suggested as a potential replacement for Arsene Wenger.
The PSG forward has been linked to the Gunners with his contract expiring.
Is there a chance Chris Paul leaves the LA Clippers and signs with Cleveland Cavaliers?
Chelsea fans have pledged that Tottenham's title dream will be over after Monday night.
Liverpool lost the first leg of their Europa League semi-final 1-0 to Villarreal at El Madrigal.
The two sides meet at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday.
The Scot was put in caretaker charge of the club last month following Remi Garde's departure.
The Reds are expected to be busy in the summer transfer window.
The Spurs star's domestic season is over after he was handed a suspension for punching West Brom midfielder Claudio Yacob.
Mark Lawrenson believes Newcastle United will beat Leicester City today.
Tottenham Hotspur will face West Ham United at White Hart Lane in the Premier League on Sunday.
The former Liverpool defender is a fan of the 29-year-old, offering a surprise snub to the Manchester City forward in his combined XI.