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UEFA consider cap on agents' fees after Alexis Sanchez's representative pocketed £15m from transfer to Manchester United


UEFA is considering a cap on agents' fees following a meeting of its Professional Football Strategy Group.

The PSFG, which consists of the main stakeholders in European football, discussed a range of new initiatives at a summit in Nyon, Switzerland on Tuesday.

The topic of agent fees was in the spotlight following Alexis Sanchez's move from Arsenal to Manchester United.

Financial Fair Play, squad size limits, and a 'transfer tax' were also examined.

Sanchez's representative Fernando Felicevich received £15million for his part in the Chile international's transfer to Old Trafford.

The new signing was given a bumper financial package, earning up to £600,000 per week and his agent took home a sizeable fee.

Clubs continue to feel the strain of ever-increasing agents' fees with astronomical sums revealed in recent seasons.

Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola was paid £24m for brokering the midfielder's £89m move from Juventus to Manchester United in 2016.

A statement from UEFA read: 'The PFSC endorsed a joint position on football agents/intermediaries, which is designed to shape policy change in this regard by potentially adding a cap on fees, introducing more transparency/accountability, and appropriate sanctions in case of infringement of the rules.'

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