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An official statement has revealed that £77,003,130 was spent on player agent fees between October 1, 2011, and September 30, 2012, with the champions spending the most

Manchester City and Liverpool paid more money to agents between 1 October 2011 and 30 September 2012 than any other Premier League club, an official statement has revealed.
CLUB TOTAL SPENT ON AGENTS
(OCT '11 - SEP '12)

Man City
£10,537,982
Liverpool
£8,600,444
QPR
£6,818,688
Tottenham
£6,595,905
Chelsea £6,490,382
Arsenal
£5,580,873
West Ham
£4,436,992
Man Utd
£3,681,580
Newcastle
£3,485,503
Everton
£3,092,891
Aston Villa
£2,730,539
Fulham
£2,581,208
Sunderland
£2,173,762
Reading
£2,167,833
Wigan
£1,974,305
Stoke City
£1,717,266
West Brom
£1,341,301
Norwich
£1,248,725
Swansea
£1,100,845
Southampton
£646,106

The publication of teams' expenditure on player agent fees has shown that a total of £77,003,130 was spent during the 12-month period by top flight clubs.

Out of the 806 transactions made during the period, City were the highest spenders on agents, accumulating a total expenditure of £10,537,982.

Liverpool spent the second most of any side with £8,600,444, whilst QPR, Tottenham and Chelsea respectively followed in the region of £6.5m - with Arsenal next in line with £5.5m

However, Manchester United were one of the lower spending clubs, with a total of £3,681,580, despite their capacity to spend on transfers. Southampton ranked lowest with just £646,106 spent.

The figures were released following an agreement in June 2008 that clubs would publish their total expenditure on player agents from the 2009-10 season onwards.

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