Ranking: Which clubs paid the most to agents in 2020?

8 June 2021

Agent fees
Photo: Alamy Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City have both paid out substantial amounts to intermediaries in 2020. Only one club have transferred more in Europe.

174 European clubs, excluding LaLiga clubs, paid a total of €905 million to player agents in 2020.

The "Big Six" of the Premier League are all among the 15 clubs who paid out the most, with Chelsea being the biggest spender.

Comparison of Premier League, Serie A, Bundesliga and Ligue 1 reveal big differences.

Emil Hauge, analyst hauge@offthepitch.com

The top 20 also includes "smaller" clubs, such as Ajax and LOSC Lille - two clubs who enjoyed great success in the 2020/21 season on the pitch, winning their respective leagues.

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