As the beautiful game evolves in front of our very eyes, it’s clear to see it’s very much survival of the fittest.
With pressing tactics currently en vogue in the Premier League, superstars are becoming more athletic than ever, which is handy when you have a topless after-match selfie to pose for.
Some players are now willing to run further and sprint more to ensure three points in the quest for glory.
But which teams have collectively covered the most distance so far this season? Click the right arrow above to find out…
Statistics correct on 4 October 2016