Footballmagz takes a look at the Fastest sprint times in the Premier League this season, with the likes of Mohamed Salah and Adams Traore coming to mind when we talk of players that have the ability to turn defence into attack within a matter of seconds.
Who has the fastest sprint speed in the Premier League?
Pace is one of the key attributes of the modern game with many of the world’s elite possessing the trait.
However, stats from Opta tell us that neither are in the top ten fastest sprint times in the Premier League this season and the player leading the way may come as a surprise to you all.
The Turkish global has been an unexpected bundle for the Foxes this season as he filled the void left by Harry Maguire after the Englishman turned into the world’s most costly protector in a transition to Manchester United.
Soyuncu has set the time for the fastest sprint speed in the Premier League this season
Leicester City’s Caglar Soyuncu
Sites at the top of the list with a top speed of 37.55 km/h in a game against Crystal Palace in November 2019.
Filling the void left by Harry Maguire after the Englishman became the world’s most expensive defender in a move to Manchester United.
The Turkish international Soyuncu , has been a marvel of surprise for the Foxes this season.
Soyuncu picked up the quickest speed of the season so far when sprinting back from a set-piece he had moved forward for, but ultimately, the centre-back will remember that day at Selhurst Park for scoring his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win.
Leicester City appear on the list two more times as Harvey Barnes and Hamza Choudhury recorded speeds of 37.03 and 36.93 respectively.
Meanwhile Manchester United appear on the list twice through Fred and Daniel James while forward Anthony Martial, who is known for his pace, is nowhere to be seen.
You can check out the full list below…