THE BIG MOVERS AND SHAK­ERS

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WASSER­MAN Main man: Rob Jansen, agent to Ever­ton man­ager Ron­ald Koe­man. Paid trans­ac­tions, Eng­land’s top two di­vi­sions, 2015-16: 56. Big 2017 move (so far): Jay-Roy Grot to Leeds.

Clients in­clude: Vir­gil Van Dijk, Da­ley Blind, John Stones.

Show me the money: Part of a global tal­ent agency work­ing in var­i­ous sports that earned £90m in fees for deals last year. STEL­LAR GROUP Main man: Jonathan Bar­nett, who made his name via crick­eter Brian Lara and boxer Len­nox Lewis. Paid trans­ac­tions, Eng­land’s top two di­vi­sions, 2015-16: 53 Big 2017 move: Gylfi Sig­urds­son (left) to Ever­ton, £45m. Clients in­clude: Gareth Bale, Adam Lal­lana, Luke Shaw. Show me the money: The agency had an­nual in­come or £20.7m in last ac­counts and prof­its of £7.9m. BASE SOC­CER Main man: Leon An­gel, agent to ex-Eng­land boss Roy Hodg­son.

Paid trans­ac­tions, Eng­land’s top two di­vi­sions, 2015-16: 45. Big 2017 move: Kyle Walker, £50m Spurs to Man City. Clients in­clude: Aaron Ram­sey, Danny Rose, Maya Yoshida, Nathaniel Chalobah. Show me the money: Turnover £10m, last ac­counts; 31 agency em­ploy­ees earned £5.4m, av­er­ag­ing £174,000 each. One di­rec­tor earned £867,000.

MAGUIRE TAX & LE­GAL Main man: Mino Raiola Paid trans­ac­tions, Eng­land’s top two di­vi­sions, 2015-16: 4 Big 2017 move: Romelu Lukaku, £75m to Man Utd. Clients in­clude: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba, Hen­rikh Mkhi­taryan. Show me the money: Raiolo prof­ited by £41.39m from the deal that took Pogba from Juve to Manch­ester United, from both the clubs and Pogba com­bined.

GESTIFUTEMain man: Jorge Men­des, agent to Jose Mour­inho. Paid trans­ac­tions, Eng­land’s top two di­vi­sions, 2015-16: 2. Big 2017 moves: Bernardo Silva (left) and Eder­son to Man City for £78.3m. Clients in­clude: Cris­tiano Ron­aldo (right), James Ro­driguez, Diego Costa. Show me the money: Has earned more than any agent in any sport, ever, bar Amer­ica’s Scott Bo­ras, who has 175 base­ball clients.

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