Having a rapid player can be a huge asset to any club.
Fans love to see stars who can use their pace to get behind opposition defences and leave those less fleet-footed for dead.
Some of the fastest footballers in the world ply their trade in the English top flight.
But which stars recorded the quickest sprint speed during the season just gone?
The official Premier League website kept track of all of the stats throughout the season and revealed the 10 fastest players in the division once the campaign was over.
Click through the gallery above to see the 10 quickest players in the Premier League.