Jose Mourinho Named Highest Paid Manager In World Football [See Top 5]
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been named the highest paid manager in the world.
According to France Football, Mourinho who only recently signed a new contract deal with United in early 2018, earned a total of £26m in salary, commercial revenues and bonuses last year.
China Boss Marcello Lippi is in 2nd place with a worth of 23M Euros.
The top 5 is completed by Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simone, Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane who won back-back Champions League Trophies last summer.
Concluding the list is Man City Boss Pep Guardiola who has just recently won his first ever Premier League title with the Citizens.
Although according to reports City are set to offer Pep a new deal which would make him the Highest Paid in the world.
Top 5 coaches (gross wages, bonuses and commercial revenue in the 2017-2018 season):
1. Jose Mourinho (POR/Manchester United): 26 mn euros
2. Marcello Lippi (ITA/China): 2
3 mn euros
3. Diego Simeone (ARG/Atletico Madrid): 22 mn euros
4. Zinedine Zidane (FRA/Real Madrid): 21 mn euros
5. Pep Guardiola (ESP/Manchester City): 20 mn euros