My tribe

Man Utd's Evans: Rafael one of world's best right-backs

Manchester United's Jonny Evans has hailed his defensive teammate Rafael as one of the best right-backs in the world.

The 22-year old Brazilian has gone form strength to strength this season and following his performance in the 1-0 win over West Ham United on Wednesday night, was praised by Evans for the work he does in United's back four.

"Rafael has been outstanding all season," said Evans.

"He has had to play there quite a lot because there has not been anyone else challenging in that position but his energy at right-back is really good.

"He really sets the tone and is a credit to himself.

"Everyone probably thought it would be a bit tough for him with his brother going away but he has got his head down and worked really hard.

"He is one of the best right backs in the world."

 Click here to reach the No1 destination for hard news and exciting gossip on Manchester United

Andrew Slevison
About the author

Andrew Slevison

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?