Highest Paid Managers in the World Football
France Football has published a list of highest earning Managers in World Football (Top-5).
According to a study by France Football, we have come to know that Jose Mourinho, the Manchester United Manager, is currently the highest earning manager in World Football.
In 2016-17 season, Jose Mourinho will pocket around £24m. His Old rivals Pep Guardiola and Carlo Ancelotti also made this list. But still The Portuguese Boss have come out top in the list. France Football have revealed the account gross salaries, bonuses and advertisement revenues of these Managers accumulated over 2016-17 season.
Here’s the Current list of the Highest Earning Managers:
5. Pep Guardiola (Manchester City)
The Spaniard will pocket around £12.5m in 2016-17. Guardiola’s Man City currently sits 3rd in the Premier League Table and will play against Arsenal in the FA Cup semi final at Wembley.
4. Carlo Ancelotti (Bayern Munich)
Ancelotti already led Bayern to DFB Super Cup. In the Bundesliga, They sit at the top and are still in the contention to win the DFB Pokal. The Italian would earn £13.6M. In the UCL Quarter Final, Carlo’s Bayern will face his former club Real Madrid. Ancelotti could lead Bayern to a treble.
3. Laurent Blanc (Last Club – Paris Saint-Germain)
In the last season i.e in 2015-16, Blanc led PSG to Ligue 1, Coupe de La Ligue, and Coupe de France and also reached the Quarter Final Of UCL but still was sacked by the club. He pocketed around £17.2m in that season. Now, The Frenchman is unemployed.
2. Marcello Lippi (China National Football Team)
A really shocking inclusion but Lippi made the list after China appointed him as the manager of their national team. This act proves that China is ready to spend high to become the Super power of world football. Lippi will earn £20.3m this year.
1. Jose Mourinho (Manchester United)
The Portuguese Boss is the highest earner as He will pocket around £24m in the current season. He already led Man Utd to 2 trophies, FA Community Shield and EFL Cup. They are in the top 4 race in the premier league and they are still fighting for the UEL.