Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Watford spend 11th most on agents' fees

Watford spend 11th most on agents' fees

Watford spent the 11th highest amount on agents` fees in the Championship last term, with an overall spend of £546,250.

The Hornets completed a total of 48 transactions, which included 22 new registrations, 13 contract updates, six contract cancellations and seven loans.

Owing to the Football League`s regulations, the loan signing of players from abroad count as full transfers, meaning none of Watford`s Udinese or Granada loanees were included in that figure of seven, which also includes outgoing loans too.

Watford signed Manuel Almunia, Fitz Hall and Fernando Forestieri on permanent contracts, whilst the loan deals for Neuton, Steve Leo Beleck, Daniel Pudil, Matej Vydra, Ikechi Anya, Almen Abdi, Marco Cassetti, Alex Geijo, Geoffrey Mujangia Bia, Cristian Battocchio, Joel Ekstrand and Jean-Alain Fanchone all counted as permanent signings.

Incoming loan deals included Nathaniel Chalobah and Matthew Briggs.

In total, Championship clubs in 2012/13 spent £18,567,305 on agents` fees last season, up from £18,046,180 in 2011/12.

The biggest spenders were Blackburn Rovers, who committed £3,538,034 on agents` fees last season.

Only one club in the division elected to not spend commit any money to agents - Blackpool.

The full figures for all three divisions of the Football League, are available here.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Friday September 6 2013
Time: 11:04AM

Comments

0
Are we still among the lowest wages spenders too I wonder.. We were last season...
watford1881
06/09/2013 15:40:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Silva Hails Bournemouth Performance

Watford gaffer Marco Silva has hailed the quality and personality of the side as they took a well deserved victory over Bournemouth at the weekend.

Vital View - Premier League - 19th August 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 19th.

Stats: Bournemouth v Watford

All the stats from Bournemouth (0) vs (2) Watford, Dean Court, 19/8/17 Att:

Bournemouth v Watford - Team Sheets - 19-8-17

Watford go to Dean Court as the visitors to Bournemouth for the latest Premier League game.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes0%
Femenia0%
Prodl0%
Britos0%
Holebas0%
Cleverley0%
Doucoure0%
Chalobah0%
Amrabat0%
Gray50%
Richarlison50%
Sub - Capoue0%
Sub - Kabasele0%
Sub - Watson0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.mikedrury2
2.Daniel Smith12
The Vital Football Members League