Premier League distance covered stats - Tottenham and West Ham make top four, Aston Villa in bottom three

Some surprising results have emerged from these latest statistics.

Bournemouth have covered the most distance in the Premier League so far this season, according to a report in the Telegraph.

The Cherries have made a solid start in their debut campaign in the top-flight, and their work ethic is clearly a key factor - with 696.9km covered already.

Manchester United just pip Tottenham Hotspur to second place, having covered 688.8 km to Tottenham’s 688.1 km.

Mauricio Pochettino’s insistence on high-work rate and intense pressing is reflected in the stats, but United’s position in second place comes as something of a surprise.

West Ham United round off the top four, with 684.6 km covered, before a slight drop off for the next batch of teams.

At the other end of the spectrum, Premier League new boys Norwich City languish in last place, having covered just 621.7 km this season.

Aston Villa come in at 19th spot with 627.4 km, while Stoke City round off the bottom three with a distance covered of 631.6 km.

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