The very best of the full-backs on offer in Europe’s top leagues.
One of the most difficult roles to fill successfully in football is that of the full-back and with duties concerning both defence and attack here are the 10 best this season in Europe.
10. Marcelo, Real Madrid
Has been strongly linked with a move away from the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu this summer, but head coach Carlo Ancelotti should think carefully before deciding.
This is because the Brazil international is superb at left-back and has shown his prowess going forward to support Cristiano Ronaldo down the left flank with seven assists.