Who was United's fastest player in 2022/23?

Friday 09 June 2023 13:00

The results are in and we know who can be declared Manchester United's fastest player in 2023/24.

We reported in November that Portugal international Diogo Dalot had clocked our quickest time, and the fifth-fastest overall in the Premier League, at 35.76 km/h.

However, this has been topped by Marcus Rashford, somebody usually acknowledged as the player with the most pace in the squad, and a player who has landed this accolade in the past.

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We can reveal that official Premier League tracking data shows Rashy pipped Dalot to first spot, with winger Antony the other player to top 35 km/h at any point during a league game last term, showing his acceleration down the right flank.

Luke Shaw, a man who has been described as rapid plenty of times in the past, was in fourth place, one ahead of fellow full-back Tyrell Malacia. 


1. Marcus Rashford: 35.95 km/h 
2. Diogo Dalot: 35.76 km/h
3. Antony: 35.29 km/h
4. Luke Shaw: 34.85 km/h
5. Tyrell Malacia: 34.76 km/h
6. Aaron Wan-Bissaka 34.42 km/h
7. Anthony Elanga: 34.27 km/h
8. Jadon Sancho: 33.96 km/h
9. Alejandro Garnacho: 33.92 km/h
10. Anthony Martial: 33.56 km/h

Rashford's time ranks him 12th in terms of the overall division's data, according to information provided by the Premier League's official research, with Dalot two spots behind in 14th.

Manchester City right-back Kyle Walker leads the way, ahead of Nottingham Forest forward Brennan Johnson and Chelsea's recent signing Mykhailo Mudryk.


1. Kyle Walker (Man City): 37.31 km/h
2. Brennan Johnson (Nottingham Forest): 36.70 km/h
3. Mykhailo Mudryk (Chelsea): 36.63 km/h
4. Anthony Gordon (Newcastle): 36.61 km/h
5. Darwin Nunez (Liverpool): 36.53 km/h

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