Tottenham and West Ham in top eight for Premier League agent fees

The London sides spent millions in the top flight, although a number of teams spent more.

Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United both make the top eight of the Premier League based on the amount of money they paid to agents in the year running up to September 2015, according to FourFourTwo.

West Ham paid out £7,049,001 to agents, while Tottenham paid £5,987,052. That puts the London duo in the top eight of the first tier.

However, FourFourTwo report that Liverpool topped the billing, paying over £14m, with Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal respectively following.

By comparison, then, Spurs and the Hammers ultimately look as though they have been relatively sensible in that department. Both sides have also got good value for money in the transfer market based on how their current squads are performing.

Liverpool have clearly been the most wasteful, while Newcastle United were just behind Tottenham yet sit in the relegation zone. United and City have also spent a lot but that arguably comes with the territory, with both sides regularly making the top four (except for David Moyes' season at Old Trafford).

West Ham travel to Manchester United for their next Premier League clash, while Spurs travel to West Brom.

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