Football is a lucrative sport and has over the years made many people stupendously rich. This is a rich list of the highest earning football managers in the world currently and their salaries. These coaches are truly the best in the business and they are tasked with leading the best teams in the world to glory. This compilation of the best paid coaches in the world will leave you on the edge of your seats.
List of Highest Paid Coaches in the World 2018
The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach is comfortably the best paid coach in the world currently. He tops this lost as the highest earning coach due to his contract with his new club, Manchester City. Pep Guardiola is understood to take home a whopping £15 million every year as salary.
José Mourinho was the former coach of Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid. He is currently employed by Manchester United. José Mourinho seats comfortably in second position as the second best paid coach in the world as he earns slightly lower than Pep Guardiola. José Mourinho takes home £13.8 million every year.
3. Carlo Ancelotti
Carlo Ancelotti, a former coach at Juventus, AC Milan, Chelsea, PSG and Real Madrid is third on this list of current best paid football managers in the world. The current Napoli Coach reportedly takes home £9 million every year as salary.
Arsene Wenger is synonymous to Arsenal Football Club but he resigned after his 22 years stay. He is referred to as “the professor” by millions of his fans and he became the longest serving coach in the Premier League upon retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United in 2013. Arsene Wenger has been at Arsenal since 1996 and he was earning £8.3 million every year.
5. Zinedine Zidane Known as ‘Zizou’ by his fans, Zinedine Zidane has shot to the limelight by famously guiding Real Madrid, a club he once played for to the Champions League triumph and an eleventh European Cup crown in 2016. The former Real Madrid boss reportedly takes home £8 million every year.
6. Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp was the former coach of Borussia Dortmund. He is currently the coach of Liverpool football club and he is known for a brand of swashbuckling attacking football. At Liverpool currently, Jurgen Klopp earns £7 million every year.
7. Ernesto Valverde
Ernesto Valverde is currently employed at Barcelona and he won La Liga in the current 2017/2018 campaign. The former Althletico Madrid boss is known as a no nonsense manager. Currently at Barcelona, he takes home £7 million per year. He is tied at number 6 on this list with Jurgen Klopp.
Antonio Conte was recently sacked by Chelsea to be replaced by Sarri. During his time at the club, he quickly settled into life in the Premier League by leading his Chelsea team to the summit of the English top flight standings. Conte was Coach at Juventus where he led them to three successive Serie A titles. He also managed the Italian national team and guided them to the Quarter finals at Euro 2016.
Antonio Conte is aiming to repeat his Juventus feats at Chelsea. He earned £6.5 million per annum at Chelsea Football Club but was paid 9million euros when his services were no longer needed.
Sam Allardyce was the former manager at Everton football club. The former Crystal palace coach reportedly earns £6 million at Everton every year after replacing Koeman.
10. Unai Emery
Currently at Arsenal, Unai Emery was employed from PSG because of his specialty in bringing in European titles and training young stars. He currently earns £5.65 million at Arsenal per year.
The above are the best paid coaches in the world currently.
Gareth Southgate of England is the current highest paid football country coach in the world this 2018. He earns more salary than Joachim Low of Germany, Deschamps of France and Martinez of Belgium.