Arsenal & Liverpool lead running statistics, but Chelsea star NGolo Kante reigns supreme

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Arsenal have become a different animal under Emery (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal have covered the most ground in the Premier League this season, with Unai Emerys side clocking up 1375.7 kilometres.

Despite Arsenals dominance, no player has covered more ground than Chelsea midfielder NGolo Kante.

The Gunners just pip local rivals Tottenham to the top of the charts and the achievement will be seen as a major marker for Emerys work at the Emirates.

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Emery has ushered in a new era at Arsenal after Arsene Wengers departure, and recently led the side to an eleven-game winning streak.

While Arsenal sit top of the distance covered chart, Liverpool lead the league in terms of overall sprints.

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Considering Jurgen Kloppp now likes to deploy pressing in bursts, it is no surprise the Reds and Mohamed Salah impress in those areas.

Teams: Distance covered

1. ARSENAL 1375.7km

2. TOTTENHAM 1370.7km

3. EVERTON 1356.1km

4. BOURNEMOUTH 1354.2km

5. CHELSEA 1347.8km

Sprints are key to Salahs and Liverpools game (Picture: Getty)

Salah is third in the list of individual sprints with 210, with Leicester Citys full-back Ben Chilwell top on 252.

Liverpool are battling Manchester City for the title this season, and will be pleased to learn they are ahead of the defending champions when it comes to sprinting.

City have completed 1454 sprints, but Liverpool are on top with 1486.

Players: Distance covered

1. KANTE (CHELSEA) – 141.87km
2. MILIVOJEVIC (PALACE) – 140.69km
3. NEVES (WOLVES) – 138.63km

Kante covers more ground than any other Premier League player (Picture: Getty)

But while Arsenal and Liverpool are out ahead in terms of team running stats, Kante once again proves himself as the leagues most tireless worker.

Kante has already covered 141.87km, ahead of Crystal Palace midfielder Luka Milivojevic and Wolves star Ruben Neves.

The statistics show that even thought Kante is playing further forward under Maurizio Sarri, the Frenchman is still getting through a huge amount of work.

Chelsea fans will also be pleased to see summer signing Jorginho coming in at fourth on the distance covered charts.


1. LIVERPOOL – 1486
2. MAN CITY – 1454
4. ARSENAL – 1415
5. EVERTON – 1385


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