SANE THE FASTEST PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
The winger was clocked at 35.48 kilometres per hour (22.05mph), beating Jamie Vardy's previous record at Leicester City
Manchester City star Leroy Sane is the fastest Premier League player since records began!
The winger, signed from Schalke 04 in 2016 in a £37 million deal, has starred for Pep Guardiola’s team this season, scoring three goals and providing two assists in seven appearances.
And Sane now has a record to his name, as he was recorded running at a speed of 35.48 kilometres per hour (22.05mph) during the club’s dominant 1-0 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
The 21-year-old subsequently beats Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy’s record.
RANKNAMECLUBSPEED (2017-18)1LEROY SANEMANCHESTER CITY35.48kph2PATRICK VAN AANHOLTCRYSTAL PALACE35.42kph3ANTONIO RUDIGERCHELSEA35.19kph4KYLE WALKERMANCHESTER CITY35.16kph5OLIVER BURKEWEST BROMWICH ALBION35.13kph6KIKO FEMENIAWATFORD35.12kph7LAURENT KOSCIELNYARSENAL35.11kph8JAMIE VARDYLEICESTER CITY35.09kph9KURT ZOUMACHELSEA34.94kph10SADIO MANELIVERPOOL34.84kph
Opta began recording sprint speeds in 2014, with City also boasting pace on the right wing, with Kyle Walker (35.16kph) also lightning fast.
This season, Patrick van Aanholt, of Crystal Palace, is the second fastest