Football is one of the most lucrative sports these days. Ranging from the players, team officials and mangers, there is high earning possibility in football in general. There are a lot of highly-paid coaches in world football today. These coaches are serial winners and may have coached lots of team in their careers. We want to look at the Top Ten Richest Football
Coaches In The World 2018.
These Top Ten Richest Football Coaches In The World 2018 will be drawn from current coaches and coaches who haven’t retired but are currently out of business. In doing so, we will use their last employed job payment as a yardstick for measurement. So, who do you think features in this list? Let’s find out here below.
Top Ten Richest Football Coaches In The World 2018
1. Pep Guardiola
Pep is the richest coach in world football today. 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. Having won trophies in style and substance for Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Man City, it isn’t hard to see why.
2. José Mourinho
It was either going to be one or the other. José Mourinho has managed FC Porto, Chelsea (twice), Inter Milan and Real Madrid. He is currently employed by Manchester United. Mourinho has won numerous trophies for these teams. He 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
One of the world’s best coaches, Carlo Ancelotti is third on the list. He is a former coach at Juventus, AC Milan, Chelsea, PSG and Real Madrid. Ancelotti has won the Champions League with 3 different teams as a coach. The current Napoli Coach reportedly takes home £9 million every year as salary.
4. Arsene Wenger
The number 4th coach on the Top Ten Richest Football Coaches In The World 2018 is Arsene Wenger. 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. Also, he was brought into prominence in Arsenal, a club he spent 22 years at before quitting at the end of last season. He was earning £8.3 million every year.
5. Zinedine Zidane
The only coach to win the champions League on 3 consecutive times. 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
Another notable name is the enigmatic Jurgen Klopp, who 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.
= 6. Ernesto Valverde
The Barcelona manager earns £7 million per year. He won La Liga in the current 2017/2018 campaign. The former Althletico Madrid boss is known as a no nonsense manager. He is tied at number 6 on this list with Jurgen Klopp.
8. Antonio Conte
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. He earned £6.5 million per annum at Chelsea Football Club but was paid 9million euros when his services were no longer
10. Unai Emery
The current Arsenal manager is the last name on the list. After Wenger’s departure, he was signed from PSG to take over Arsenal because of his specialty in bringing in European titles and training young stars. He currently earns £5.65 million at Arsenal per year.
This the comprehensive list of the Top Ten Richest Football Coaches In The World 2018, Who were you surprised to see or not see? Share your thoughts with us below.