Speed is one of the most critical attributes of a footballer. A player with a tremendous speed can always put the opposition in trouble. Even fans love to see a player beating defenders with lung-bursting acceleration. In this article, we will have a look at some of the fastest players in the Scottish Premiership.
Here are the 10 fastest players in the Scottish Premiership.
6. Sherwin Seedorf
Motherwell signed winger Seedorf from Wolves in the summer of 2019. He has the attributes the Well need. He’s very pacey and direct, not afraid to take wingers on. What he could be doing with is having end product.
He signed a two-year contract with the club. On his debut for Motherwell, he scored his first career goal, in a 3–0 win away to Queen of the South in the Scottish League Cup group stages.
5. Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo
Celtic signed Mbombo from Rapid Vienna on a four year deal in the summer of 2019. He’s extremely strong and very quick which allows him ample recovery time for his occasionally rash moments in and out of possession.
He’s a player that just loves a tackle, going in committed and hard to win the ball in most challenges but this can leave him exposed to trickly wingers with quick feet. Mbombo can play all along the left hand side of the pitch and has been used as a left-winger on occasion.
Technically comfortable and strong going forward he has the fitness to press high up the pitch and win the ball back for his team. Mbombo is also a fairly prolific crosser of the ball with decent accuracy.
4. Brandon Barker
Brandon Barker signed for Rangers from Manchester City in August 2019. Barker has previously had loan spells with NAC Breda, Hibernian and Preston. He has made just one competitive appearance for Man City since signing a professional contract in 2014.
Barker is a skillful winger and is one of the fastest players in the Scottish Premiership. He was Manchester City EDS player of the year for 2013-14.