Antonio Valencia: 'The best right-back in football'?

José Mourinho's claim that "there's no better right-back in football" than Manchester United's Antonio Valencia got us thinking ... use #UCL to let us know your opinion.

Who is the best right-back in world football?
Who is the best right-back in world football? ©Getty Images

Manchester United manager José Mourinho suggested on Friday that Antonio Valencia is currently the best right-back in world football.

It was certainly a bold claim of a player who started life as a winger before gravitating back into defence. "I think he is the best right-back you can have," Mourinho said of the 31-year-old Ecuadorian. "There is no better right-back in football. It is a privilege for us to have such a good player and such a good man."

While it's no secret where Mourinho's allegiances lie, who do you think are Valencia's main rivals for the title of 'Best right-back in football'? These are the names that came to mind, but we want your thoughts too – let us know using #UCL.

Dani Alves (Juventus & Brazil)
Héctor Bellerín (Arsenal & Spain)
Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid & Spain)
Juanfran (Atlético Madrid & Spain)
Philipp Lahm (Bayern München)
Kyle Walker (Tottenham & England) users voted for a 2016 Team of the Year without a recognised right-back, leaving Sergio Ramos to fill the void.