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Pep Becomes Highest Paid Manager In World Football

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola signed a contract extension with the Citizens on Thursday, reportedly making him the highest earning manager in the world.

Click through the gallery to see the five best paid managers in the world, according to a recent Business Insider report.

The Spaniard put pen to paper on a new three-year contract with City, a deal that is said to be worth £60 million (R1 billion), as per the Daily Mirror.

Guardiola, who won the Premier League convincingly this season, now reportedly earns about £20 million (R340 million) a year and is the best paid boss not only in England, but in the world.

This new annual salary means the former FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager has overtaken China boss Marcello Lippi as the best paid manager in the world.

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Manager Jose Mourinho is said to be the third highest paid manager, ahead of Guangzhou Evergrande's Fabio Cannavaro and Jiangsu Suning's Fabio Capello.

Do you think Guardiola is worthy of his new yearly salary? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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