Top 10 Highest Paid Football Managers in the World 2017

Just like in the game of chess the one who is not playing it sees the game better. Moreover, this goes same with the sports Football where players do not see what the managers observe off the pitch. Yeah, we are going to talk about the managers of the Football world and their salaries. They are handsomely paid to manage the reputed clubs of the World. Today, we will see who are the top 10 highest paid football managers in the world.

The football Manager’s philosophy and tactics keeping the quality of players in mind is majorly responsible for the Sucess of the Respective clubs. Whereas, if the team is not performing well or even below the average performance. Then the reigning manager is sacked, in simple words terminated of the Job. Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are the highest paid managers in the world.

Highest Paid Football Managers in the World

Let us take a look at the famous faces starting from the longest reigning Football Manager in the history of Club football. Yes, you have guessed it Right. It’s none other than the Gunners tactician Arsene Wenger. Whether it’s good or bad times Arsenal’s team management have never let him go and he has resulted from some very good fortunes for the North London Club. Wenger’s recent Premier league contract is officially a 3 year deal with the Gunners from May 2014 to 2016-17 premier league season. So let’s have a look at the world’s top 10 highest paid football managers list.

Highest Paid Football Managers in the World

1 Pep Guardiola(New) Manchester City £15m (3-year deal set to start in 2016-17 season
2 Jose Mourinho(new) Manchester United £13.8m (3 year deal with option to extend to 4th year)
3 Carlo Ancelotti(new) Bayern Munich £9m (signed a 3-year deal to remain at Bayern till 2019)
4 Arsene Wenger Arsenal £8.30m (signed a 3-year deal in May 2014)
5 Zinedine Zidane Real Madrid £8m (2 and half year deal)
6 Jurgen Klopp Liverpool £7m (3-year deal)
7 Antonio Conte(new) Chelsea £6.5m (3 year deal from 2016-17 season)
8 Luis Enrique FC Barcelona £7m
9 Mauricio Pochettino (new deal) Tottenham £5.5m (signed 5-year extension till 2021 season)
10 Unai Emery (new) PSG £5.65m
11 Ronald Koeman Everton £6m (signed a 3-year deal)
12 Rafael Benitez Newcastle United £4.5m (signed a 3-year deal after newcastle were relegated)
13 Diego Simone Atletico Madrid £4.4m (signed a new 3-year deal back in summer 2015)
14 Massimiliano Allegri Juventus £3.50m
15 Sam Allerdyce(new) England £3.50m
16 Frank De Boer(new) Inter Milan £3.20m
17 Claudio Ranieri Leicester City £3m (signed a deal in 2016. £5m bonus for League win)
18 Slaven Bilic West Ham United £2.95m
19 Joachim Low Germany £2.80m
20 Tite Brazil £2.5m
21 Walter Mazzarri Watford £2.5m
22 Alan Pardew Benfica £2m
23 Vincenzo Montella AC Milan £1.8m
24 Rui Vitória Benfica £1.5m

Read: Top 10 Successful Football Clubs in the World


Manchester United Boss Jose Mourinho is the second highest paid football managers in the world. He has signed a 3 year deal with the Red Devils which costs £13.8m starting from the 2016-17 Premier league season and Official Contract ends till the 2018/19 season. However, he can extend his contract for the 4th year. Meanwhile, Mourinho didn’t have a good reputation as he was sacked from Real Madrid and Chelsea from his last two managerial jobs

World’s Highest Paid Football Manager

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Spanish talisman, Pep Guardiola is the highest paid football managers in the world. currently. The Manchester City boss is handsomely paid with £15m signing 3 year deal from 2016/17 till the 2018/19 premier league season. In his exciting Football Career Pep Guardiola has managed clubs like Barcelona, Bayern Munich and his current home is the Etihad Stadium Manchester City.