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REVEALED: The top 10 fastest players in the Premier League so far this season

Sadio Mane, Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Jamie Vardy all included in top 10 with a few surprises included in the list

Perhaps unsurprisingly Kyle Walker has been named as the fastest Premier League player this season.

But what will come as a shock to fans is that a certain Arsenal defender has been clocked as the third quickest this campaign – and it’s not Hector Bellerin.


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Manchester City defender Kyle Walker has been named as the quickest Premier League player this season

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Manchester City defender Kyle Walker has been named as the quickest Premier League player this season

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According to stats from OptaLaurent Koscielny of all players has recorded a staggering time of 35.11kph (21.81mph) – amazingly just missing out on top place by 0.04 seconds.

In a dreadful start to the season for Gunners fans, one small shining light is the face their ageing centre-back is not losing his pace.

Former Tottenham ace Walker is first with a time of 35.16kph (21.84mph), followed by Watford full-back Kiko Femenia who was clocked at a time of 35.12kph (21.82mph).

Koscielny isn't exactly associated with pace

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Koscielny isn’t exactly associated with pace

Liverpool winger Sadio Mane – who has netted three times in the opening three top-flight matches – comes in at fourth.

The Senegalese international ran a time of 34.84kph (21.65mph), just in front of Bournemouth’s wide man Ryan Fraser who was timed at 34.79kph (21.61mph).

Two Manchester United players feature in the bottom half of the list, but they were trumped by another Cherries forward.

Watford right-back Kiko Femenia has clocked the second quickest time this campaign

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Watford right-back Kiko Femenia has clocked the second quickest time this campaign

Liverpool winger Sadio Mane is the fourth fastest player this season

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Liverpool winger Sadio Mane is the fourth fastest player this season

Joshua King was clocked running at 34.70kph (21.56mph) – the Norwegian striker is yet to get off the mark for Eddie Howe’s men this campaign.

Next in the list in seventh spot was Red Devils midfielder Paul Pogba, as his fantastic season carries on.

He has scored twice already for Jose Mourinho’s side who have picked up nine points as they sit top of the table

Pogba was clocked in at 34.68kph (21.54mph) – quicker than Leicester City fan favourite Jamie Vardy whose quickest time has been 34.65kph (21.53mph).

An Everton player then comes in at ninth, with young centre-forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin clocking an impressive 34.62kph (21.51mph).

Red Devils duo Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku are seventh and tenth respectively in the list

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Red Devils duo Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku are seventh and tenth respectively in the list

Romelu LukakuN’Golo Kante and Salomon Rondon then complete the list, with all three timed at 34.56kph (21.47mph).

Surprisingly, Kante is the quickest player in the Blues squad, beating the likes of Willian, Pedro and Alvaro Morata.

Notorious speedsters Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Marcus Rashford all failed to make the cut, while Eden Hazard is yet to feature this season.

With the Premier League resuming this weekend following the international break, will there be a new inductee in the list come Monday night?

Everton’s young forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been named as the ninth fastest player

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Everton’s young forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been named as the ninth fastest player

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