The Fastest And Slowest Players In Manchester United's First Team Squad
Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has leaked results from a training session that involved a maximum speed test.
The 26-year-old, who is on the verge of leaving Old Trafford in favour of a move to Juventus, filmed the recordings in full, with full-back Diogo Dalot coming out on top with 36.43k/h.
Lukaku himself clocked an impressive speed of 36.25km/h, coming in second place while Tahith Chong, Marcus Rashford and Daniel James made up the top five.
Think it's unprofessional for Lukaku to post those stats.
Especially from just one session, doesn't paint the full picture well.
Highly doubt Matic is faster than Luke Shaw, we've seen the former crawl in midfield. pic.twitter.com/C56nxuHRSa
- Genius (@GeniusMUFC) August 2, 2019
In terms of the slowest players, left-back Luke Shaw was the surprise name at the bottom of the list. He recorded a disappointing 31.03km/h time.
But there's a reason behind his poor showing.
Shaw responded to the video by highlighting the fact he was told to "go 70%' before telling him "to not go start speaking."
They only wanted me to go 70% don't let me start speaking on you boy :eyes::cold_sweat:
- Luke Shaw (@LukeShaw23) August 2, 2019
To the surprise of nobody, Juan Mata wasn't far behind Shaw with a 31.79km/h time but he was still thrilled by his efforts.
"Thanks for finally showing the world that I'm quicker than Luke Shaw bro." he said.
Thanks for finally showing the world that I'm quicker than @LukeShaw23 bro. :sunglasses::joy::joy::joy: https://t.co/vfQ1wq0W5N
- Juan Mata García (@juanmata8) August 2, 2019
United's midfielder trio of Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay and James Garner also struggled to keep up.
Here are the results, which were later deleted by Lukaku after he was told by the club to remove it, in full.
Fastest to Slowest (km/h)
- Diogo Dalot - 36.43
- Romelu Lukaku - 36.25
- Tahith Chong - 36
- Marcus Rashford - 35.71
- Daniel James - 35.53
- Chris Smalling - 35.28
- Ashley Young - 34.85
- Jesse Lingard - 34.38
- Anthony Martial - 34.24
- Phil Jones - 34.09
- Mason Greenwood - 34.02
- Aaron Wan-Bissaka - 33.91
- Victor Lindelof - 33.62
- Axel Tuanzebe - 33.55
- Angel Gomes - 33.52
- Paul Pogba - 33.41
- Eric Bailly - 33.16
- Andreas Pereira - 33.12
- Marcos Rojo - 32.9
- James Garner - 32.69
- Scott McTominay - 32.51
- Nemanja Matic - 32.26
- Juan Mata - 31.79
- Luke Shaw - 31.03
Back in March this year, Lukaku claimed that he was the fastest player at Manchester United and to be honest, nobody really believed him.
But this recent test shows he does has pace to burn.