Burnley Football Club paid almost £4m in agents' fees over 12-month period

Following the publication of figures as per the FA's Regulations on Working with Intermediaries, Burnley Football Club have revealed that they paid just under £4m to agents alone over the past 12 months.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche following his team's win over Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Burnley manager Sean Dyche following his team's win over Wolverhampton Wanderers.

One of the wealthiest sports leagues in the world, the Premier League as a whole from February 1st 2018 to January 31st 2019 shelled out around £260.6 million on agents fees, with title contenders Liverpool FC spending by far the most on intermediaries having paid £43.8m to facilitate signings including Alisson Becker, Naby Keita, Fabinho, and Xherdan Shaqiri.

Burnley, who were the second-lowest spenders in the league when it came to agents' fees after Cardiff City (£2.8m), spent a total of £3,975,928 to land the likes of Ben Gibson, Peter Crouch, Matej Vydra, and Joe Hart.

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The division's other big-spenders include Chelsea (£26.9m), Manchester City (£24.1m), Manchester United (£20.8m), and Everton (£19.1m), while the clubs who spent the least alongside Cardiff and Burnley include Huddersfield Town (£5m), Southampton (£6.2m), and Wolverhampton Wanderers (£6.6m).

Burnley FC's Turf Moor.

The complete list is as follows:

LIVERPOOL: £43,795,863

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CHELSEA: £26,850,552

MANCHESTER CITY: £24,122,753

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MANCHESTER UNITED: £20,759,350

EVERTON: £19,116,370

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WEST HAM UNITED: £14,414,845

LEICESTER CITY: £12,720,618

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ARSENAL: £11,181,730

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR: £11,141,255

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WATFORD: £10,894,179

AFC BOURNEMOUTH: £10,295,433

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NEWCASTLE UNITED: £8,868,027

FULHAM: £8,234,360

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CRYSTAL PALACE: £6,976,425

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION: £6,859,429

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WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS: £6,479,714

SOUTHAMPTON: £6,151,107

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HUDDERSFIELD TOWN: £5,023,807

BURNLEY: £3,975,928

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CARDIFF CITY: £2,802,375