Premier League focus

Right back in fashion

May 1, 2013
By Richard Jolly
Pablo Zabaleta was taken aback by the recognition of his excellence. The Argentine used to be Manchester City's best-kept secret, valued by his team-mates and the supporters but ignored by a wider audience. Not any longer. Despite the considerable challenge of Manchester United's Rafael da Silva, Zabaleta was named the Premier League's best right-back by his fellow professionals.

"Truly humbled to be included within the PFA Team Of The Year," the City vice-captain tweeted. "It's an honour ...

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