List of the fastest Premier League players this season 2023-2024, speed and who is the fastest player

List of the fastest Premier League players this season 2023-2024, speed and who is the fastest player

Through our analysis, we pinpoint the English Premier League (EPL) footballers, who have achieved the highest running speeds and covered the greatest distances thus far and the fastest premier league players list in 2023-24

During the 2023-24 English Premier League (EPL), a total of thirty-nine games have been played till now and in anticipation of the Premier League’s upcoming matches this weekend, we have analyzed data from the initial 39 games to monitor player movement.

Full list of the fastest Premier League players this season 2023-2024, speed and who is the fastest player

Which players clocked the fastest sprint during a game?

Dominic Solanke claimed the title of the fastest player of the season, reaching an impressive speed of 36.10km/h during AFC Bournemouth’s home match against Tottenham Hotspur. Anthony Gordon, the winger for Newcastle United, secured the second and third spots in the top speed rankings. Meanwhile, Rasmus Hojlund emerged as the fastest player for Manchester United after his debut against Arsenal.

Player

Club Opponent

Top speed (km/h)

Dominic Solanke

Bournemouth Spurs 36.1
Anthony Gordon Newcastle Man City

35.67

Anthony Gordon

Newcastle Aston Villa 35.63
Adama Traore Fulham Arsenal

35.55

Rasmus Hojlund

Man Utd Arsenal 35.45
Alejandro Garnacho Man Utd Spurs

35.01

Ameen Al Dakhil

Burnley Man City 34.97
Anthony Elanga Nott’m Forest Sheff Utd

34.88

Pedro Neto

Wolves Man Utd 34.84
Pedro Neto Wolves Crystal Palace

34.82

Which players have covered the most distance during matches?

After the first four matchdays, Dejan Kulusevski led the distance covered statistics, closely trailed by Bruno Fernandes and Declan Rice. Liverpool’s new signing, Dominik Szoboszlai, also secured a place in the top 10 rankings. Kulusevski’s standout performance included covering an astonishing distance of over 13km in a single match during Spurs’ 2-0 victory against Bournemouth. Manchester City had five players featured on the list, with three of them showcasing their speed in a 1-0 home win over Newcastle.

Highest Distance Covered Overall:

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Player

Club

Distance (km)

Dejan Kulusevski

Spurs 47.07
Bruno Fernandes Man Utd

46.84

Declan Rice

Arsenal 46.75
Abdoulaye Doucoure Everton

46.43

Rodri

Man City 46.37
Philip Bournemouth

45.97

Bruno Guimaraes

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Newcastle 45.82
Dominik Szoboszlai Liverpool

45.74

Enzo Fernandez

Chelsea 45.19
Pascal Gross Brighton

44.77

Highest Distance Covered in one Game:

Player

Club Opponent

Distance (km)

Dejan Kulusevski

Spurs Bournemouth 13.00
Bernardo Silva Man City Burnley

12.57

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Rodri

Man City Newcastle 12.48
Phil Foden Man City Newcastle

12.45

Billy Gilmour

Brighton Wolves 12.34

Phil Foden

Man City Burnley 12.23
Mateo Kovacic Man City Newcastle

12.23

Josh Cullen Burnley Man City

12.21

Vitaly Janelt

Brentford Spurs 12.16
Bruno Guimaraes Newcastle Man City

12.15

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