Quickest Premier League players last season, including Chelsea and Arsenal speed merchants…
Players are getting faster. For many years now, footballers have also been professional athletes, many of whom are capable of reaching great speeds over both long and short distances.
However, the top five speeds recorded by Premier League players last season may surprise you. Or at least, the identity of the players concerned might do. Click through the list below and find out who was the fastest star in England last season:
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5) Theo Walcott (Arsenal, 20.42 mph)
No surprise to see the pacey Arsenal winger near the top of this list. The player has already promised to come back quicker this season, once he has finished his recovery from an injury sustained in January.