Premier League clubs paid US$392 million in agent fees last year
Premier League clubs spent £318.2 million (US$392.4 million) on intermediary and agent fees in the year through January, the English Football Association said on Friday (May 31).
That was an increase of £46 million on the previous 12 months, the association said in a report.
Reigning champions Manchester City paid the highest, £51.6 million, during a period that included the signing of Norway striker Erling Haaland from German club Borussia Dortmund.
London club Chelsea paid £43.2 million, Liverpool £33.7 million and Manchester United £24.7 million.
Nottingham Forest paid the least, £4.4 million, despite signing more players than any other top-flight club in the last two transfer windows.