Figures reveal Liverpool shelled out record £26.8m on agents' fees

Shai Khullar
3rd April 2018

Liverpool spent a staggering £26.8million on intermediary and agents' fees over the last year - the highest in the as spending soared once again.

Liverpool were the top flight's biggest spenders at £26.8m, according to Football Association data from 1 February 2017 to 31 January 2018.

The latest FA figures reveal that clubs in England's top league shelled out a total of £211,011,187 - more than ever before.

The Reds made a number of high profile signings between February 2017 and January this year, including from Roma and from .

Virgil Van Dijk

Virgil Van Dijk (L) and Mohamed Salah (R) during Liverpool's 2-0 victory against Newcastle. Image: Liverpool FC via Getty Images

were next, paying a total of £25.1m, whilst Premier League leaders spent £23.4m.

In contrast, , who are currently 7th in the Premier League, paid just £3.3m - £1m less than Sunderland, who are bottom of the Championship.

Sunderland spent £4,370,897 - more than they forked out for transfers.

Non-League Aldershot, who are pushing for a return to the Football League, spent the lowest of any club in England's top five divisions. Just £112 was paid to agents or intermediaries.

‣ Highest amount spent: £26.8m (Liverpool, Premier League)
‣ Lowest amount spent: £112 (Aldershot, National League)

This news story was aggregated from today's media.

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