Pace is an important attribute to have as a footballer. As a forward, it can help you beat your opponent in a one-on-one duel. As a defender, it can prove invaluable in a foot race to recover the ball.
The Premier League only started officially keeping speed stats for individual players at the beginning of the 2020/21 season.
Interestingly enough, 7 of the top 10 have been recorded this campaign, which suggests that the speed of the English top flight is increasing.
Press the next page as we look at the five quickest players in the Premier League this season.