How much Chelsea spent on agent fees last year revealed as Premier League total hits £272m

Chelsea paid greater than £35million to brokers within the house of 12 months as much as February 1, in line with new figures launched by the Football Association, whereas the total spent by Premier League golf equipment hit £272million at a time when questions proceed to be raised concerning the sport’s monetary power post-pandemic.

The bulk of Chelsea’s spend got here from their £220million summer season spree wherein seven new gamers arrived at Stamford Bridge, together with the £72million acquisition of Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen and £45million on left again Ben Chilwell from Leicester City.

The West London membership have been making up for misplaced time last summer season following a ban the summer season earlier than, whereas additionally they didn’t make any signings in January of 2020.

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Only one different Premier League group – Manchester City – spent greater than £30million on middleman fees in the identical timespan, which incorporates last summer season’s switch window and this January market. Manchester United have been the third greatest spenders on £29million.

Tottenham Hotspur spent £16.5million on agent fees, whereas Arsenal have been simply behind their north London rivals on £16.4million. West Ham United paid £9.7million, with Fulham on £9.4million and Crystal Palace the third lowest at £6.7million.

More than £40million was spent by the 24 Championship golf equipment with the total for each league membership coming in at a whopping £317million.

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London golf equipment’ web total paid to brokers and intermediaries between 1 February 2020 and 1 February 2021

Arsenal £16,462,480; Chelsea £35,247,822; Crystal Palace £6,760,093; Fulham £9,347,928; Tottenham Hotspur £16,520,177; West Ham United £9,689,567. Premier League total: £272,220,223

Championship total: £40,753,529; League One total: £3,082,105; League Two total: £1,069,115; National League Premier: £271,838

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