Agents cashed in more than ever in this summer's transfer window

12 September 2019

Mino Raiola
Photo: Getty Images Mino Raiola is one of the most famous agents world wide. His client list includes names such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Marco Verratti. This summer one of his biggest transfers was Moise Kean's move from Juventus to Everton for a reported fee of £27,5 million.

Football intermediaries are earning more than ever before on the transfer market. 

Of the 50 most valuable transfers, 48 were done in Europe. 

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

Football intermediaries, better known as football agents, had a very profitable summer. Throughout the summer transfer window, agents earned a massive $529.9 million in commission, according to data from FIFA TMS (transfer match system), writes Inside World Football. 

Agents keep playing a bigger part in the transfer business and their income keeps increasing right along with it. According to Inside World Football, the $529.9 million is an increase of $495.5 million on the year before - of that almost 65 per cent was paid by the engaging clubs. 

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