Agents cashed in more than ever in this summer's transfer window
12 September 2019
Football intermediaries are earning more than ever before on the transfer market.
Of the 50 most valuable transfers, 48 were done in Europe.
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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