Walsall Spent Just Over £20,000 on Agents Fees Between 2016 & 2017
 
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Walsall Spent Just Over £20,000 on Agents Fees Between 2016 & 2017

Walsall Spent Just Over £20,000 on Agents Fees Between 2016 & 2017

The latest statistics, released by the Football Association, have revealed that the amount of fees paid by English clubs to agents between February 2016 and January 2017, has risen by 38% - up from £160m to £220m.
The latest statistics, released by the Football Association, have revealed that the amount of fees paid by English clubs to agents between February 2016 and January 2017, has risen by 38% - up from £160m to £220m.

Premier League clubs, who spent a record £1.38bn in transfer fees, paid £174m to agents, up from £160m, with the Championship spending £42.4m, an increase of 62%.

HOW OUR NEAR RIVALS FARED
Aston Villa | £5,421,662
Birmingham City | £776,487
Coventry City | £237,814
Port Vale | £35,515
Shrewsbury Town | £41,064
Wolverhampton Wanderers | £1,251,130

Whilst both Premier League and Championship sides spent more, Leagues One and Two spent less overall with League One sides spending a total of £3,098,508, down from £3,167,964, while League Two teams spent £821,450, down from £1,007,920.

Walsall, who had to replace most of their first-team squad during the last summer transfer window following an end-of-season exodus, spent just £20,986 on agents fees over the last two transfer windows, putting them among the lowest in the league with only Rochdale, Oldham Athletic and Gillingham spending less.

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