Jorge Mendes, is a Portuguese football agent. Mendes is among the most influential football agents in the world, with some very big names in football today. Let’s take a looke at the top ten superstars who are the clients of Jorge Mendes.
10. Pepe – Real Madrid
Mendes was also responsible for the transfers of Pepe to Real Madrid for £25 million. Jorge has got reasons to be among the best football agents in the world. He controls superstars.
9. Víctor Valdés – Middlesbrough
Valdés is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Middlesbrough. His agent is Mendes too. He is behing all of his transfer deals.
8. Nani – Valencia
Nani moved to Manchester United for £46 million. The Nani transfer reportedly followed only once the player had dropped his existing agent, Ana Almeida. Mendes was also responsible for the transfer.
7. David de Gea – Manchester United
If you count the top 2 best goalkeepers today, De Gea would make the list. The Spanish Goalkeeper is also among the clients of Mendes.
6. Diego Costa – Chelsea
Diego Costa from Atlético Madrid to Chelsea for £32 million to become among the top scorers in English Premier League. Did you you know that the agent behind the deal was Mendes?
5. James Rodríguez – Real Madrid
in 2014, James Rodríguez moved to Real Madrid from Monaco for £63 million. It is clear that Mendes had much income from the deal, as he is the agent of Rodríguez.
4. Radamel Falcao – Monaco FC
Falcao is among the most shining players in monaco today. The Colombian capitain is Mendes’ clients as well. This agent is a good triger for the transfer deals.
3. Ángel Di María – Paris Saint Germain
Mendes was behind the deal of Ángel Di María from Real Madrid to Manchester United for £60 million. He also a part of him moving to PSG.
2. Mourinho – Manchester United
Mourinho is one of the best coaches in the world today. He is even among the highest paid Managers in Europe. Mendes oversaw his move to Inter Milan in 2008 for a fee that made him the highest paid coach in the world. And then, in May 2010, that which saw him move from Inter to become Real Madrid’s manager on a four-year contract worth £40 million.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – Real Madrid
Cristiano is now the highest paid athlete in the entire wold. Mendes oversaw the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo from Sporting CP to Manchester United for £12.24 million in 2003. In 2009, Mendes was reported to have made £4 million from Ronaldo’s £80 million transfer from Manchester United to Real Madrid.