Sane, Koscielny & the fastest Premier League players in 17-18

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The Manchester City winger is officially the quickest player currently playing in England's top-flight, according to Premier League statistics

The Premier League has revealed the fastest players in the Premier League, with a Manchester City star coming out on top.

Germany international left winger Leroy Sane tops the list with a top speed of 35.48 kilometres per hour, meaning he can outstrip any defender in the league.

The 22-year-old, signed from Schalke in 2016 for £37 million, has been in remarkably productive form this term, scoring 12 goals in all competitions and providing 15 assists in all competitions, with Pep Guardiola’s men poised to win the Premier League and still in the Champions League, where they will face Liverpool in the quarter-finals.

Fellow City star Kyle Walker also makes the list, after burning up the right flank with the champions-elect, along with a number of surprising inclusions.

A total of five defenders make the top 10, along with just one striker.

  1. Jamie Vardy | Leicester City | 35.09 km/h
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    #10 Jamie Vardy | Leicester City | 35.09 km/h

     
  2. Laurent Koscielny | Arsenal | 35.11 km/h
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    #9 Laurent Koscielny | Arsenal | 35.11 km/h

     
  3. Kiko Femenia | Watford | 35.12 km/h
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    #8 Kiko Femenia | Watford | 35.12 km/h

     
  4. Oliver Burke | West Brom | 35.13 km/h
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    #7 Oliver Burke | West Brom | 35.13 km/h

     
  5. Wilfried Zaha | Crystal Palace | 35.14 km/h
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    #6 Wilfried Zaha | Crystal Palace | 35.14 km/h

     
  6. Kyle Walker | Manchester City | 35.16 km/h
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    #5 Kyle Walker | Manchester City | 35.16 km/h

     
  7. Antonio Rudiger | Chelsea | 35.19	 km/h
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    #4 Antonio Rudiger | Chelsea | 35.19 km/h

     
  8. Moussa Sissoko | Tottenham Hotspur | 35.33 km/h
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    #3 Moussa Sissoko | Tottenham Hotspur | 35.33 km/h

     
  9. Patrick van Aanholt | Crystal Palace | 35.42 km/h
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    #2 Patrick van Aanholt | Crystal Palace | 35.42 km/h

     
  10. Leroy Sane | Manchester City | 35.48 km/h
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    #1 Leroy Sane | Manchester City | 35.48 km/h