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 2017
1. Pep Guardiola
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.
2. José Mourinho
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 Bayern Munich Coach reportedly takes home £9 million every year as salary.
4. Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger is synonymous to Arsenal Football Club. 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 currently earns £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 current Real Madrid boss reportedly takes home £8 million every year.
6. Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp is 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. Luis Enrique
Luis Enrique is currently employed at Barcelona and he will leave at the end of the current 2016/2017 campaign. The former Roma 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.
8. Antonio Conte
Antonio Conte is currently employed at Chelsea and he has 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 currently earns £6.5 million per annum at Chelsea Football Club.
9. Ronald Koeman
Ronald Koeman is the current manager at Everton football club. The former Southampton coach reportedly earns £6 million at Everton every year.
10. Unai Emery
Currently at Paris St. Germain, Unai Emery was employed from Sevilla because of his specialty in bringing in European titles. He currently earns £5.65 million at PSG per year.
The above are the best paid coaches in the world currently.