The English Premier League is known for its speed and intensity. However, ranking the fastest players in the league can be a little difficult because everybody is always running. As its sometimes difficult to expect players to reach top speed with the ball.
Futballnews looks at the top ten fastest players in the league, from the direct run of Wolve’s Adama Traore , and the pacy forward of Southampton striker shane long. Bellow is the list of top faster players in the premier league, yes, Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles made the list.
NO. 10 Phil Foden, 20-year-old
The young English midfielder is highly rated by his manager, which mostly likely is not for is speed. The youngster who is primarily a central midfielder and has gradually been eased into the first eleven of the team as he made 25 appearances with 5 goals and 2 assists this season.
Manchester City Phil Foden, this season has clocked a top speed of 23.7 mph this season to come in as our 10th fastest player of the season.
NO. 9 Fred, 27 years old
The Brazilian midfielder comes in at number nine; the Manchester player is one of the fastest player in the league with a top speed of 23.17 mph, a figure that reflect why he has been a light in the Manchester midfield that has faced its up and down.
Fred Rodrigues has been a consistent performer for his team this term with a total of 29 appearances for the Red devils putting is speed to great use for the team.
No.8 Shane Long.
Long may not be consistent with finding the back of the net with 2 goals from 26 appearances this season.
But, a top speed of 23.21mph is not affected by his age, this has made him a torn in the flesh of most defense line in the league.
No. 7 Ainsley Maitland-Niles, 22 years old
Maitland Miles plays as a midfielder, winger, or wing-back a product of the Arsenal Academy. He has over 40 appearances for the London club.
His speed is a special feature he uses well and ranks as our seventh-fastest player in the league with a top speed of 23.27mph
No. 6 Caglar Soyuncu, 24 years old
The Turkish defender is an ever-present consistent performer for Leicester City, with over 30 appearances for the club this season and 12 clean sheets.
The foxes defender tops at 23.33 mph, that’s fast for a central defender.
No.5, Mason Greenwood, 18 years old.
The United sensation Mason Greenwood has had a breakaway season this term as stand out performer with 10 goals in 34 appearances.
The Academy graduate makes the list with a top speed of 23.36 mph to make the list as the second united player.
No.4 and 3 Aaron Wan-bassaka & Trezequet
The pair of Manchester United defender Aaron Wan basak and Aston Villa’s Trezeguet are tied on the same top speed with Mason Greenwood at 23.36mph to take the fourth and third position.
No. 2 Adama Traore, 24 years old.
Surprisingly, in second place is Wolves forward Traore, who is known for his wrestling like physique but tops with a speed of 23.48mph. A speed he uses to his advantage in his over 34 appearances scoring 4 goals.
No. 1 kyle Walker, 30 years old
Top on our list is English defender Kyle Walker, a player is known for his speed from is days in Tottenham, as he got even better at Man City with over 29 appearances and 1 goal thia season.
Kyle walker tops at 23.49mph to marginally out run Traore.
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