Top 10 Highest Paid Successful Football Coaches in The World

Managers are the most important key individuals in any particular club. They may determine whether the time will shoot to glory or will lag behind to failure, hence they are the chief captains of every team that’s why every time a team failures the manager is sacked and the blame is on the manager. Managers are the key to the fortune of every club and to become a better manager you need to be skilled, well experienced, at least a professional training in management, get certified among other conditions that must be fulfilled. Here are some of the top 10 highest paid and also most successful football coaches in 2017.

List of Top 10 Highest Paid Successful Football Coaches in The World in 2017

10. Unai Emery


Salary £5.65m

A Spanish legend who always played on the left midfielder and the current Paris saint Germain Fc coach is one of the top highest paid football coaches 2017. His managerial career started in 2005 when he managed Lorca Deportiva CF, then headed to other teams such as UD Almería, Valencia CF, FC Spartak Moscow, Sevilla. Paris saint Germain offered a two year deal to guide the team to glory. He has already delivered some results as the team has won Trophée des Champions, 2016. Other awards he has won under managerial position are UEFA Europa League, 2013-2015, La Liga Manager of the Month 2015 among others. He is currently earning £5.65 million every year.

9. Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino Top 10 Highest Paid Successful Football Coaches

Salary £5.5m

Mauricio Pochettino was once a player of Paris Saint – Germain, Bordeaux and Espanyol. He is an argentine international who represented his country during the 2002 world cup among other tournaments such as the 1991 Copa America. His managerial career started in 2009 with Espanyol club a deal that went nearly for four years before moving to Southampton in 2013.currently he is the manager for English premier League club Tottenham Hotspur since 2014.some of his honours attached to him are Copa del Rey: 1999–2000, 2005–06 and Premier League Manager of the month 2013. His current salary is £5.5m yearly which he will be paid until 2021.

8. Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte Top 10 Highest Paid Successful Football Coaches 2017

Salary £6.5m

Antonio Conte career started as a footballer In Lecce before moving to Juventus. At Juventus he is remembered as a legend who stood out and captained the team to win UEFA Champions League, 5 serial A titles and many other titles. He also represented his country Italy in 1994 world cup, and 2000 Uefa European Championship. His managerial career started in 2006 with Bari, Arezzo, he then moved to Siena then back to Juventus in 2011. He has also coached Italy national team from he is the coach for English premier league club Chelsea as from April 2016 where he has signed a 3 year deal. He has won several titles with his team as a manager such as Serie B 2008–09, Serie A 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14 and Supercoppa Italiana 2012, 2013. He has also won Premier League Manager of the Month October 2016 and on November 2016. He is set to earn Salary £6.5m.

7. Luis Enrique


Salary £7m

Initially he was a footballer who played for clubs such as Real Madrid, Barcelona and Spain national team. He is remembered as a footballer who would suit all positions in the field except central defender and goalkeeper positions. His career as a manager started in 2008 with Barcelona B, a contract that went on for 3 years before moving to Roma. He then moved to Celta and on 2014 he was signed again back to Barcelona for a two year deal. As a manager he has won several titles with his team such as La Liga: 2014–15 2015–16, Copa del Rey 2014–15, 2015–16, UEFA Champions League 2014–15, UEFA Super Cup: 2015, and FIFA Club World Cup: 2015. On individual basis as a manager he has been awarded La Liga Coach of the Year: 2015, FIFA World Coach of the Year 2015, World Soccer Manager of the Year: 2015 and La Liga Manager of the Month May 2016. He is currently set to receive a salary amounting to £7m yearly.

6. Jurgen Klopp


Salary £7m

He is a German footballer who played for 15 years for Mainz 05 before becoming a manger for the club from 2001-2008 before joining Borussia Dortmund in 2008. While at Borussia he led the team to winning titles such as Bundesliga in 2011, 2012, DFL Supercup 2013, 2014. He later joined Liverpool as a manager in 2015 October. As an individual he has won several accolades among them being German Football Manager of the Year 2011, 2012 and Premier League Manager of the Month September 2016. He is currently set to earn a salary of £7 million.

5. Zinedine Zidane


Salary £8m

He is one of the Top 10 Highest Paid Successful Football Coaches in The World 2017. Among the legends of football game the name Zinedine Zidane must go down in the books of history as he is regarded one of the best players. He played the positions of an attacking midfielder in teams such as Juventus, Real Madrid, Bordeaux, Cannes, and France national team he has even been named as the best European footballer in the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll and has even won FIFA World Player of the Year in 1998, 2000, and 2003. His managerial career started in 2014 as an assistant manager of Real Madrid before becoming a manger for Real Madrid Castilla. In 2016 he took over from Carlo Ancelotti to become the manager of Real Madrid club and just in his first season he won UEFA Champions League title. He is currently being paid a salary of £8m on yearly basis.

4. Arsene Wenger


Salary £8.30m

One of the key persons to be credit for revolutionizing football in England is Arsene Wenger. He is a former player of France and other clubs such as Nancy, As Monaco, Nagoya Grampus Eight 1994. Today Wenger is the Arsenal manager a position he took in 1996.under his guidance Arsenal have won FA Premier League title in 1997–98, 2001–02, 2003–04 , FA Cup 1997–98, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2013–14, 2014–15 and FA Community Shield 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2014, 2015. And on a personal level Arsene has been recognized as Premier League Manager of the Month on many occasions such as march, October 2015, Facebook FA Premier League Manager of the Year: 2014–15, and on English Football Hall of Fame 2006 among many others. Today he is earning £8.30m per year.

3. Carlo Ancelotti


Salary £9m

In history Ancelotti is the only manager who has won the UEFA Champions League thrice and reached four finals and in addition he is the first manager to win FIFA Club world Cup. He used to play for Italian clubs such as Parma, Roma, Milan and Italian national team .his managerial career started in 1995 where he coached Reggiana and there after he coached other teams such as Parma, Real Madrid, Milan, Paris Saint Germain, Chelsea, Juventus, and today he is managing Bayern Munich. Over his career the man has won many titles with various teams such as Roma (Coppa Italia 1979–80, 1980–81, 1983–84, 1985–86), Milan (European Cup1988–89, 1989–90, FIFA Club World Cup: 2007), Juventus (UEFA Intertoto Cup1999), Chelsea (Premier League 2009–10), Real Madrid (FIFA Club World Cup 2014), Bayern Munich (DFL-Supercup: 2016) today he earns £9m yearly.

2. Jose Mourinho


Salary £13.8m

Many know him as the special one and one of the best managers in the world. Initially he was a player in the Portuguese second division before becoming a professional football manager. His firs managerial job was in 2000 with Benfica club until December the same year, he went to Uniao de Leiria in 2001 until January 2002 when he moved to Porto. At Porto Mourinho legacy lasted for until 2004 when he moved on June to Chelsea where he was nicknamed the Special one. He stayed on Chelsea as the manager until 2008 when he moved to inter Milan where he would drive the team to glory for two years and on 2010 he went to real Madrid to take over from Manuel was until 2013 that Mourinho lost to Atletico Madrid and decided to leave the club and return to his former club Chelsea. He then left Chelsea on 2015 and today he is the manager for Manchester united. Under his legacy in various clubs Mourinho has won Premier League: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2014–15, UEFA Champions League: 2003–04, 2009–10, FA Community Shield: 2005, 2016. Individually he has been awarded Globe Soccer Awards Best Coach of the Year: 2012, Globe Soccer Awards Best Media Attraction in Football: 2012 and Portuguese Coach of the Century: 2015 among many others. He is currently set to earn a salary of £13.8m.

1. Pep Guardiola


Salary £15m

Among the legends of football Guardiola sala is regarded as one of them and in addition one of the best managers of our time. He used to play as a defensive midfielder in clubs such as Barcelona, Brescia, Roma, Al-Ahli, Dorados de Sinaloa, and Catalonia. His managerial career started by becoming a coach of Barcelona B and it was during here that his name went into the books of history when he became the first youngest manager to win Champions League. After four year with Barcelona where he won 14 trophies he left the club to join Bayern Munich where he also won seven trophies for them. Today he is the manager for Manchester City as of February 2016 with a three year deal. Pep has been awarded Catalan of the year Award in 2009, Gold medal of the royal order of sporting merit 2010, and FIFA world coach of the year 2011, La Liga Coach of the year 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 among many other club titles. His current salary £15m on yearly basis.

These above are the Top 10 Highest Paid Successful Football Coaches in The World 2017. Being a well-paid manager means you have a track record of winning trophies for the club your managing and your entrusted to steer the club into glory. These above managers have done just as expected and through their efforts and skills they have become one of the highest paid managers of our time.

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