As the Premier League winds down, some players have shown incredible sprint speed and pace. Here is a compilation of the fastest Premier League players from attackers, midfielders, and defenders.
Premier League fastest players (attackers)
Leading the list of fastest Premier League attackers is Brennan Johnson. Johnson runs at an incredible speed of 36.70km/h.
He is followed by Anthony Gordon of Newcastle, who runs at a speed of 36.61km/h. Liverpool’s summer signing from Benfica Darwin Nunez is third on the list with a sprint speed of 36.53km/h.
Some of the Premier League’s big shots and goal poachers are surprisingly down on the list but Erling Haaland has managed to come fourth with a speed of 35.22km/h.
Marcus Rashford comes sixth on the list with a sprint speed of 35.81km)h. He is below Arsenal’s Gabriel Martinelli who is fifth on the list with a sprint speed of 35.85km/h.
Wolves’ Adanma Traore is down on the ninth position. He is preceded by Allan Saint-Maximin and Alex Iwobi in the seventh and eighth positions respectively. At the bottom of the list is Liverpool’s Luiz Diaz
Brennan Johnson – 36.70
Anthony Gordon – 36.61
Darwin Nunez – 36.53
Erling Haaland – 36.22
Gabriel Martinelli – 35.85
Marcus Rashford – 35.81
Allan Saint-Maximin – 35.73
Alex Iwobi – 35.72
Adama Traore – 35.56
Luis Diaz – 35.52
Premier League fastest players (midfielders)
Leading the list of Premier League fastest midfielders is Chelsea’s January signing from Shakhtar Donetsk, Mykhailo Mudryk.
Mudryk has a sprint speed of 36.63km/h. He is followed by Wolves’ Matheus Nunes who runs at a speed of 36.32km/h.
Third on the list is Chelsea’s Dennis Zakaria with a speed of 36.09km/h.
Bryan Mbeumo, Chem Campbell, and Harvey Barnes are fourth, fifth, and sixth with a speed of 35.47km/h, 35.45km/h, and 35.44km/h respectively.
Solly March, James Garner, Miguel Almiron, and Harry Wilson are in the seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth spots respectively.
Mykhaylo Mudryk – 36.63
Matheus Nunes – 36.32
Denis Zakaria – 36.09
Bryan Mbeumo – 35.47
Chem Campbell – 35.45
Harvey Barnes – 35.44
Solly March – 35.39
James Garner – 35.22
Miguel Almiron – 35.19
Harry Wilson – 34.98
Premier League fastest players (defenders)
Bournemouth’s Jack Stacey is leading the list of Premier League fastest defenders with a speed of 36.64km/h.
He is followed by Manchester United’s Diogo Dalot with a speed of 35.76km/h while Brentford’s Kristoffer Ajer completes the top three with a speed of 35.54km/h.
Bournemouth’s Adam Smith is fourth on the list with a speed of 35.52km/h while Anthony Robinson comes fifth with a speed of 35.34km/h.
England right-back and Manchester City defender Kyle Walker is fifth on the list with a speed of 35.01km/h.
Arsenal’s Kieran Tierney occupies the seventh position with a speed of 35.00km/h.
Rounding off the bottom three are Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa (34.98km/h), Nayef Aguerd of West Ham (34.95km/h), and James Justin of Leicester City (34.94km/h)
Kieran Jack Stacey – 36.64
Diogo Dalot 35.76
Kristoffer Ajer – 35.53
Adam Smith – 35.52
Antonee Robinson – 35.34
Kyle Walker – 35.01
Kieran Tierney 35.00
Tyrone Mings – 34.98
Nayef Aguerd – 34.95
James Justin – 34.94