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10 Best Paid Managers In the World

There have a been a few changes in management during the 2017/18 season so far, so today we take a closer look at whether or not it has had any effect on the highest paid coaches list. Here are the 10 current best-earning managers in the game.

Click through the gallery above to see the 10 highest paid managers, and their annual salaries, in 2017.

According to English publication The Sun, former Italy manager Marcello Lippi is the highest-paid manager in world football right now. It is believed the 69-year-old gets £18 million (R330 million) a year for taking charge of China's national team.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is second on the list and is said to be earning about £15.3 million (R281 million) yearly, while his city rival Jose Mourinho slightly behind in third on £15 million (R275.8 million) annually.

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager and now Shanghai SIPG boss Andre Villas-Boas is fourth on £11 million (R202 million) per year, while fifth place goes to Fabio Capello, who earns an annual salary of £8.9 million (R163.6 million) at Jiangsu Suning.

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Making up the rest of the top 10 best-paid managers in the game, according to The Sun, are Arsenal's Arsene Wenger, Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane, FC Barcelona's Ernesto Valverde, Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp and Chelsea's Antonio Conte.

Disclaimer: These annual wages were published in a report by The Sun.

Which of these managers do you think are overpaid? Have your say in the comments section below.

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