Nigeria’s Chiedozie Ogbene leads Premier League’s Fastest XI

Nigeria-born Luton striker Chiedozie Ogbene has emerged as the fastest player in the Premier League so far this season.

The speed data compiled by Squawka reveals that Ogbene is topping the charts with an incredible speed of 36.93km/h.

Joining Ogbene in the attack are Wolves winger Pedro Neto (36.86km/h) and Newcastle star Anthony Gordon (36.68km/h). The trio form a front line squad in the 11-man list.

Liverpool’s Dominik Szoboszlai features in central midfield. His speed of 36.76km/h ranks him third.

Nigeria's Chiedozie Ogbene leads Premier League's Fastest XI
Chiedozie Ogbene – Getty image

The midfield also comprises Everton’s Amadou Onana (36.65km/h) and Luton’s Tahith Chong (36.67km/h).

The defensive line is not left out in the speed rankings, as Burnley’s Dara O’Shea leads in that department with 36.73km/h.

He is closely followed by Tottenham’s Micky van de Ven (35.52km/h), Kyle Walker (35.32km/h), and Chelsea’s assistant captain Ben Chilwell (35.5km/h).

Chelsea goalie Robert Sanchez also made the spot with a speed of 35.11km/h, completing the Premier League’s fastest XI.

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