The 53 year old Portuguese Jose Mourinho believes that the 31 year old Ecuadorian professional footballer Antonio Valencia is the best right back in the world.


This season the 31 year old has become an instrumental player for Manchester United under the special in his new position,

He converted into a right back in 2015 under former manager Louis Van Gaal.

This season the Ecuadorian professional has signed a new deal with the Manchester United signed, he extends his contract with the Red Devils until 2018.

The special one believes at this moment Antonio Valencia is the best right back in the football domain.

Questioned asked to the Manchester United manager is Valencia’s form is the reason they offer him a new contract he replied: "I don’t think it is a reward, I don't see it in this perspective. I just think he is the best right-back you can have.

"There is no better right-back in football. It is just for us to keep the best. I don't think it is a reward. It is a privilege for us to have such a good player and such a good man."

The special one also reveals that in his time with Real Madrid he wants to bring the Ecuadorian to the Los Blancos side, but he fails to do so, but according to him he is playing his best football under him at Manchester United.

Mourinho voiced:  “He was not playing at right-back [at the time Mourinho wanted him at Madrid]. Yes, I wanted him to play at right-back.

"But Manchester United was intelligent and strong, and immediately stopped any feeling about any possibility.

"Antonio is playing better than ever, I think. This season he is playing magnificently.”

In this 2016-2017 campaign the 31 year old has starts 23 games for the Manchester United.