We examine the 23 transfer deals that saw Sunderland AFC spalsh out 2.8m in agent fees

The 23 transfer deals that saw Sunderland AFC splash out £2.8m in agent fees

Sunderland AFC spent over £2.8m in agent fees over the last two transfer windows - but what deals did they splash out on?

Details of each club's expenditure on agent fees, released by the FA today, detail exactly how much each club spent since February 1 2018. And with the Black Cats splashing out over £2.8million in agent fees, we take a look at all the deals the money was spent on - according to the documentation released by the governing body. Scroll down and click through the pages to see the transfers which saw Sunderland splash out on agents:

The midfielder signed a contract extension last summer, with an agent involved in the negotiations.

1. Ethan Robson

The midfielder signed a contract extension last summer, with an agent involved in the negotiations.
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An agent was also involved in the cancellation of Darron Gibson's contract. He went on to join Wigan Athletic.

2. Darron Gibson

An agent was also involved in the cancellation of Darron Gibson's contract. He went on to join Wigan Athletic.
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The signing of McLaughlin meant Sunderland had to pay an agent fee - but it certainly seems to have been money well spent.

3. Jon McLaughlin

The signing of McLaughlin meant Sunderland had to pay an agent fee - but it certainly seems to have been money well spent.
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It's a similar case with fans' favourite Maguire who, although a free transfer, saw an agent used in negotiations with Sunderland.

4. Chris Maguire

It's a similar case with fans' favourite Maguire who, although a free transfer, saw an agent used in negotiations with Sunderland.
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