QPR third on agents' fees list

QPR paid the third highest amount to agents in 2012, their figure of £6,818,688 topped only by Man City and Liverpool.

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QPR and Chelsea: Among the big spenders

QPR and Chelsea: Among the big spenders

Struggling QPR paid the third highest amount to agents in 2012, their figure of £6,818,688 topped only by Manchester City and Liverpool.

City were the biggest spenders on £10,537,982 - up from £9,663,700 - with Liverpool second having shelled out £8,600,444 - an increase from £7,000,242.99.

But it was Rangers, who brought in a number of high-profile signings over the summer including Julio Cesar, Park Ji sung, Jose Bosingwa and Esteban Granero, whose payments stood out, with their figure having almost trebled from £2,499,214 in 2010/11.

Tottenham (£6,595,905) were fourth on the list, followed by Champions League winners Chelsea (£6,490,382), Arsenal (£5,580,873) and West Ham (£4,436,992), while Manchester United's figure dropped to £3,681,580 from £4,457,103.

Promoted Southampton had the lowest figure (£646,106), with Swansea - last year's lowest spenders - second-bottom of the list despite their payments having risen from £248,633 to £1,100,845.

The overall amount spent by the 20 top-flight clubs was £77,003,130 (806 transactions), compared to £71,868,749.94 (765 transactions) for the previous 12 months.

Payments made by each Premier League club to agents in the period October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012 (amounts shown include payments made by clubs on behalf of players):

Arsenal £5,580,873

Aston Villa £2,730,539

Chelsea £6,490,382

Everton £3,092,891

Fulham £2,581,208

Liverpool £8,600,444

Manchester City £10,537,982

Manchester United £3,681,580

Newcastle £3,485,503

Norwich £1,248,725

QPR £6,818,688

Reading £2,167,833

Southampton £646,106

Stoke £1,717,266

Sunderland £2,173,762

Swansea £1,100,845

Tottenham £6,595,905

West Brom £1,341,301

West Ham £4,436,992

Wigan £1,974,305

Total: £77,003,130

Payments made by each Premier League club to agents in the period October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011:

Arsenal £4,648,532.17

Aston Villa £3,163,320

Blackburn £4,227,056.93

Bolton £1,941,896.08

Chelsea £6,457,747.37

Everton £2,931,127.10

Fulham £951,245.50

Liverpool £7,000,242.99

Manchester City £9,663,700

Manchester United £4,457,103

Newcastle £6,380,488

Norwich £710,251.75

QPR £2,499,214

Stoke £2,207,698.11

Sunderland £3,735,384.29

Swansea £248,633

Tottenham £7,571,815.27

West Brom £1,305,576.38

Wigan £659,800

Wolves £1,107,918

Total: £71,868,749.94


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