REVEALED: Manchester United's fastest player this season - and it's not Daniel James

Opta have revealed Manchester United's fastest player based on the club's 12 Premier League matches this season. The Red Devils have some pacey forwards like Daniel James, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford. Aaron-Wan Bissaka, Paul Pogba and Axel Tuanzebe are also quick when competing with their opponents. James has been considered as the fastest player by the United legend Ryan Giggs. The forward boasts a top speed of 35.04/km recorded from a league fixture this season. However, this time the Welshman stays in the second place behind his teammate Marcus Rashford. The United  No.10 has shown an impressive game this season, scoring six goals and assisting three times for the Red Devils during 12 Premier League fixtures. According to Opta's data, Rashford has registered the quickest speed of any United player this season, hitting 36.32km/h during Crystal Palace clash in August. Here are the quickest results of the 12 Premier League matches this season.

Fastest speeds this season (km/h)

  • James vs Chelsea - 33.52
  • Rashford vs Wolves - 33.33
  • Rashford vs Crystal Palace - 36.32
  • James vs Southampton - 34.24
  • James vs Leicester City - 35.02
  • James vs West Ham - 33.82
  • Rashford vs Arsenal - 35.53
  • James vs Newcastle United - 34.09
  • Rashford vs Liverpool - 33.39
  • Rashford vs Bournemouth - 33.67
  • Rashford vs Brighton - 36.15
Source: MEN

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