Football is undoubtedly the most important sport in the world. Every year a huge amount of money is invested in the development of football. Just as there are higher-paid footballers who are becoming astronomical figures to play for a club, there are also higher-paid managers running some of the biggest clubs in the world. Check the 5 highest paid soccer managers in the world in 2023.
Soccer coaches play an important role in team performance. They decide the strategy and the roles of each participant in the team. They make sure the team is working as a whole. Motivate players to be better and improve their game on a daily basis.
While soccer coaches do not earn more than the players they coach. But some of the most successful managers have a remarkable amount of money.
In this article, we have mentioned the 10 richest football managers in 2023.
The 5 highest paid soccer managers in the world
1. Pep Guardiola (Manchester City)
Guardiola is the highest paid football manager in the world and the highest paid in the Premier League. The maestro has twice won the Champions League with Barcelona, in addition to this; he has also won 3 more titles with Barcelona, 3 with Bayern Munich and 3 Premier League titles with Man City.
This legendary Barcelona player is well compensated for his achievements and has a net worth of €27 million. His contract extension last season will bring him 23 million salary.
2. Antonio Conte (Tottenham Hotspur)
Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte turned out to be the highest-paid manager in Serie A when he took over at Inter Milan two seasons ago. He is one of the richest football managers and has a net worth of €30 million.
Conte now manages Tottenham Hotspurs and has been working with superstars like Harry Kane. Antonio has also managed Juventus in the past, winning the scudetto with the club and breaking numerous records. The Italian reportedly earns 15.6 million per year.
3. Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid)
It may come as a surprise to some to see Diego Simeone at the top of the list of the highest paid soccer managers in the world. The 50-year-old has been the manager of Atlético de Madrid since taking over in 2011.
The former River Plate manager is earning roughly twice as much as his colleague Carlo Ancelotti. His salary is estimated at 15 million
Diego, the highest paid manager in the world, has a net worth of €40.5 million and has a 60% success rate as a Madrid manager. He is considered the main reason for the resurgence of Atlético de Madrid as a competitive club in the Spanish League and in Europe.
4. Jose Mourinho (AS Roma)
After leaving Tottenham Hotspur in April 2019, the Portuguese manager joined AS Roma in May 2023. Compared to most of Mourinho's teammates on this list, the former Chelsea, Manchester United and Real Madrid boss receives generous sums money in the form of sponsorships.
Mourinho, who is among the highest earning football managers, has a net worth of 23 million euros. He is also known as Guardiola's archrival. José is considered a genius in the game of soccer. He is the highest earning manager in Serie A with a reported salary of 13 million.
5. Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool)
Klopp is one of the best coaches in the world right now. The plan he uses during his matches is quite unique and unorthodox. Through his schemes, he paved the way for his club Liverpool to claim their first Premier League title this year and Champions League victory in 2019.
The German occupies the fourth position in the list of the highest paid football managers. Klopp's net worth exceeds 24 million euros. His success rate as Liverpool club manager is 60%. He has a contract that pays him 10.5 million per year and runs until 2024.