Leeds United's £7m agent fee spend compared to Aston Villa, West Ham & more

Leeds United's £7m agent fee spend compared to Aston Villa, West Ham & more

Signing a footballer is a more costly process than ever these days, with the additional cost of a hefty agent fee - especially if you're dealing with the likes of 'super agent' Mino Raiola - driving the expense up considerably to cover their involvement in facilitating the deal.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 11:49 am

Between 1st February 2020 and 1st February 2021, Premier League club's spent an eye-watering £272m on agent fees, a figure higher than the previous year despite the global Covid pandemic seeing a number of top tier clubs tightening their belts amidst the ongoing financial uncertainty.

Here's a look (via the Price of Football) at how Leeds United's estimated £7m agent fee spend ranks alongside all of their Premier League rivals:

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