Fifa President Gianni Infantino criticises Premier League agent spending

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Gianni Infantino

Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA, has taken issue with Premier League clubs’ use of agents.

According to the head of FIFA’s global governing body, “the clubs that trained and developed the players signed from abroad” should receive more funding.

According to a Football Association report released last week, Premier League teams together spent £409.5 million on brokers and middlemen in the 12 months leading up to February 2024.

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Football is losing the majority of its revenue, according to Infantino.

He compared this in an Instagram post to the 30 million euros (£25.8 million) that European teams received from the Premier League as compensation and solidarity payments for players they had brought through.

“At Fifa, we are trying to implement some clear and fair rules to the transfer system, including agents regulations, for the sake of transparency, accountability and better redistribution across all levels of the game,” Infantino stated.

“Because of that we were sued by some agents, but Fifa will continue to defend its position in court.”

“I call on governments and lawmakers to join us and play an active role in ensuring the funds generated in transfers are kept within football and are shared with clubs from all around the world, as they are absolutely key for current and future generations of footballers.

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