According to the famous French magazine, France Football, Manchester United’s Portuguese coach is the highest paid coach in the world of football. The former Inter trainer earns € 28 million per season. Behind him sits an Italian coach that is currently working in China as a manager of the Chinese national team, Marcello Lippi. The coach of Viareggio (Italy) collects € 23.5 million per year.
Another Italian coach is included in this special ranking, we are talking about Carlo Ancelotti. The former AS Roma player earns € 15.8 million from the German giant Bayern Munich. We can say that those who worked for Roma had a pretty successful career. In fact, Pep Guardiola, Manchester City’s coach earns € 14.5 million from the sheiks.
The most interesting aspect of this ranking is Laurent Blanc’s situation. The French coach, who also played for Napoli, is unemployed at this time but he still earns € 20 million per season from PSG.
Top 5 highest paid coaches
- José Mourinho – Manchester United, Premier League: € 28 million;
- Marcello Lippi – China National team: € 23.5 mln;
- Laurent Blanc – Unemployed: € 20 mln;
- Carlo Ancelotti – FC Bayern Munich, Bundesliga: € 15.8 mln;
- Pep Guardiola – Manchester City, Premier League: € 14.5 mln.