Top 10 Richest Football Coaches In The World

The work of a football coach is never easy, having to coach men who may think they know better than you or who may question your methods and if results are not going well the coach is usually the first casualty out the door.

But just as they have their work cut out for them, they also command some eye watering amounts as wages and this article ranks the top 10 richest football coaches in the world

Diego Pablo Simeone commands a salary of 43.2 million euros gross per year making him the highest paid coach in the world ahead of the likes of Antonio Conte and Pep Guardiola. The Atlético Madrid coach has asserted his quality as a coach after the elimination of Liverpool from the Champions League.

The return leg at Anfield clearly highlighted the importance of having one of the best coaches in the world. It remains to be seen if the Argentine remains linked to Atlético Madrid or seeks new challenges away from the Metropolitan.

Pep Guardiola commands a salary of 23.28 million euros gross per year.

Pep Guardiola would enter the list of the best coaches in the world of almost any football fan. The Catalan coach has implemented his own style since his beginnings at FC Barcelona where he achieved a historic ‘sextet’ and fell in love with his game.

At Manchester City, he has managed to win two consecutive league titles. The title of European champion is still pending with another team that is not Barça.

Jurgen Klopp earns a salary of17.52 million euros gross per year.

The German coach is possibly the fashionable coach and the 3rd highest-paid coach in the world. After winning the Champions League in the 2018-19 season, he has managed to snatch the hegemony in the Premier League from Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. He has been proclaimed champion of the English league with a lot of advantages over the ‘citizens’.

Jose Mourinho earns a salary of 17.52 million euros gross per year.

‘The Special One’ is one of the best trainers in the world. After managing one of the best teams in history (Inter Milan 2009-10) he has gone through Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham and now AS Roma.

Zinedine Zidane earns a salary of 16.8 million euros gross per year.

Zinedine Zidane, the coach who turns almost everything he touches into gold (titles). The French coach has become one of the highest-paid coaches in the world after signing his return to the white team and leading them to success. He is currently without a club

Antonio Conte commands a salary of 16.56 million euros gross per year.

Antonio Conte slips into a privileged position after he signed a contract with Inter Milan. The owners of the Milanese team were aware that if they wanted to be a reference in Italy and Europe again, they must have one of the best coaches in the world. That has led the Italian coach to be one of the highest-paid on the planet, behind only five top coaches. He led the team to their first Seria A title in years but walked out the door becomes of differences and is currently without a job

Fabio Cannavaro is on a salary of 13.93 million euros gross per year.

The former Ballon d’Or and world champion with the Italian National Team has gone to the Chinese Super League as a Guangzhou Evergreen coach. The ex-football player has started his coaching career in one of the most exotic and fashionable leagues of the moment. Fabio Cannavaro is the highest paid in his league and it is possible that we will see him in the short term back in Europe in a more competitive environment.

Rafael “Rafa” Benítez Maudes is a Spanish professional football manager. He is the current manager of English Premier League side Everton. Benitez takes a salary of $15.83 million making him one of the richest football managers

Carlo Ancelotti is an Italian professional football manager and former player who manages La Liga club Real Madrid. Carlo is among the wealthiest managers in the world. He takes a salary of 11 million euros as manager of Real Madrid

Ole Gunnar Solskjær is a Norwegian professional football manager and former player who played as a Striker. He is the current manager of Premier League club Manchester United. He is paid £7.5 million annually as salary as Manchester United Manager.

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