Surprise Name Emerge As Liverpool’s Fastest Player Is Revealed

Divock Origi Liverpool's Fastest Player

A surprise player has been named by Opta as Liverpool's quickest performer as the full list of top 10 fastest in the league is confirmed.

Divock Origi emerged as the Reds' fastest player in the Premier League this season.

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Origi beat Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and the likes with a top speed of 35.04km per hour.

The Belgium striker, who contributed some crucial goals to Liverpool's title challenge, was ranked eighth across the top-flight by Opta.

Salah got the 11th place with Fulham's Timothy Fosu-Mensah leading the way with a top speed of 35.32km per hour.

Strangely, Salah found himself two places behind Fulham goalkeeper Sergio Rico.

THE TOP 10 FASTEST PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYERS OF 2018/19

  1. Patrick Van Aanholt (Crystal Palace)

Top Speed: 34.96 km/h

  1. Sergio Rico (Fulham)

Top Speed: 35.01 km/h

  1. Divock Origi (Liverpool)

Top Speed: 35.04 km/h

  1. Felipe Anderson (West Ham United)

Top Speed: 35.11 km/h

  1. Gerard Deulofeu (Watford)

Top Speed: 35.13 km/h

  1. DeAndre Yedlin (Newcastle United)

Top Speed: 35.17 km/h

  1. Leroy Sane (Manchester City)

Top Speed: 35.18 km/h

  1. Ruben Vinagre (Wolverhampton Wanderers)

Top Speed: 35.20 km/h

  1. Kyle Walker (Manchester City)

Top Speed: 35.27 km/h

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  1. Timothy Fosu-Mensah (Fulham)

Top Speed: 35.32 km/h

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 weeks ago

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