The Premier League is renowned for being a fast-paced, high-tempo league, with some of the best players around the world plying their trade in England’s top tier of football – and punters here in the Transfer Tavern are wondering who is the quickest player in the Premier League.
There are players that are simply rapid and their pace makes them a key asset to their respective team – and it is an attribute that is essential in the modern game, as the speed of football is seemingly rising every season that goes by.
When you think of the quickest players in the Premier League, you automatically think of Theo Walcott or Aaron Lennon – but the actual quickest player in the top-flight is somewhat surprising.
Punters here in the Transfer Tavern are eagerly anticipating the landlord’s announcement as to who is the fastest player in the league – and according to the Mirror….. Manchester United’s Antonio Valencia is the quickest player! Recording a top speed of 35.1 km/h, and our resident Man United fans here in the Tavern are not surprised!
Steve, a Manchester United season ticket holder over by the bar isn’t surprised in the slightest, and admits that when you see him live in front of you, you can see exactly why he is the fastest player!
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