Newcastle United, Everton and Arsenal stars named in Premier League’s seven fastest players for 2022-23
Data released by the Premier League shows which players have set the highest top speeds so far during the 2022-23 campaign. Exactly 1 km/h separates the seventh ranked player from the best ranked with only 0.4 km/h separating the top three.
The highest speed recorded in the league so far this season is 36.6 km/h. In comparison, 100m world record holder Usain Bolt recorded a top speed of 44.72 km/h, averaging 37.58 km/h over the distance.
Here are the top seven Premier League players ranked by top speed in games this season…
1. Jack Stacey – AFC Bournemouth
Recorded maximum speed: 35.6 km/h
Photo: Harriet Lander
2. Allan Saint-Maximin – Newcastle United
Recorded maximum speed: 35.7 km/h
Photo: George Wood
3. Diogo Dalot – Manchester United
Recorded maximum speed: 35.8 km/h
4. Gabriel Martinelli – Arsenal
Recorded maximum speed: 35.9 km/h