Highest Paid Football Managers – In the world of football, it is not only the players who get high salaries but rather, the coaches also have quite fantastic income. Especially for the European League which is famous for its glamorous life. Then, who are the coaches who have the highest salaries in the European League?
Want to know which coach got the highest income? Below are some of the names of the coaches who have the highest salaries in Europe:
- Diego Simeone – £ 35.9m / € 41m
The 49-year-old coach is a former Argentine player who is now the coach of Atletico Madrid. Who would have thought that the salary of Simeone at Atletico was fantastic, the amount was 35.9 million pounds. With that much amount, he managed to become the Highest-Paid Managers in European Football 2019.
- Ernesto Valverde – £ 20.2m / € 23m
Being the coach of La Liga’s top team, Barcelona, it is natural that Valverde would become the second-highest-paid coach in Europe. He managed to get a salary of 20.2 million pounds. In his football career, Valverde is a player who has defended Alaves, then Sestao, Espanyol, Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao to Mallorca.
When he retired, he immediately began his career as a coach for the clubs Athletic Bilbao, Espanyol, Olympiacos, Villarreal, and Valencia.
- Pep Guardiola – £ 15.2m
With a salary of 15.2 million pounds, Pep Guardiola ranks third for the coach with the highest salary in Europe. The 48-year-old coach is a Manchester City coach since 2016. Previously, he had coached Barcelona and FC Bayern Munich with quite satisfying achievements.
- Zinedine Zidane – £ 10.5m / € 12m
Zinedine Zidane is one of the world’s football legends who has a very successful career as a player. Likewise, when he became a coach, his career could be considered quite brilliant.
He is a player who came from France with Algerian descent. His position as a player is as an attacking midfielder. Currently, he coached Real Madrid after some time yesterday could not continue.
But the coach who is also commonly called by the name of Zizou returned to Los Blancos. He earned a salary of 10.5 million pounds.
- Mauricio Pochettino – £ 8.5m
The coach, whose full name is Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero, is a former soccer player from Argentina. He is currently the coach of Tottenham Hotspur who previously also coached Espanyol’s RCD in La Liga and Southampton FC.
At the 2002 FIFA World Cup event, Pochettino managed to score 2 goals in 20 appearances at the world’s most prestigious event. Coaching Tottenham Hotspur, Pochettino gets a salary of 8.5 million pounds.
So Football Lovere that is Highest Paid Football Managers in 2019, Want to know who in sixth place? the answer is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United paid £ 7.5m for his service.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – £ 7.5m
The former player who spent his career in the world of football at Manchester United seemed like he could not be far from the club that had raised his name. Currently, Solskjaer is Manchester United’s coach with a salary of £ 7.5 million. He was even considered a savior for the club, dubbed the Red Devil.
Since handling Manchester United, Solskjaer is considered successful to bring the club back to the peak of its best performance. When playing for Manchester United, he earned the nickname as Baby Face Assassin because of his success while appearing 366 times and scored 126 goals.
A very unforgettable moment for Solskjaer was against Bayern Munich in the 1999 UEFA Champions League, he managed to score the winner in the last minute to make Manchester United win the Treble.
He decided to retire in 2007, then, he continued his career as a coach at the Manchester United Academy. Then in 2010, he got the chance to train Molde in Norway, he also managed to make his club win the Norwegian League for the first time. – GreatInSports.com