Football: Anthony Martial and Jamie Vardy sport fastest feet in English Premier League

Manchester United's French striker Anthony Martial (right) shifts into high gear against West Ham at Old Trafford on Dec 5, 2015.
Manchester United's French striker Anthony Martial (right) shifts into high gear against West Ham at Old Trafford on Dec 5, 2015.PHOTO: AFP
Leicester City's English striker Jamie Vardy (centre) shows off his fleet feet against Aston Villa at Villa Park in Birmingham on Jan 16.
Leicester City's English striker Jamie Vardy (centre) shows off his fleet feet against Aston Villa at Villa Park in Birmingham on Jan 16.PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (AFP) - Manchester United's Anthony Martial and Leicester City's Jamie Vardy are the fastest men in the English Premier League with both strikers clocked at 35.4km/h over five seconds, figures showed Wednesday.

According to the EA Sports' Player Performance Index, Leicester and England striker Vardy set the pace in Aug in a 2-1 win at West Ham.

Manchester United's French international Martial then matched the Englishman's pace in a 3-3 draw against Newcastle at St James' Park last week.