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The 10 Highest-Paid Managers In 2020

Jurgen Klopp, Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola all earn far less than the highest-paid coach in football right now. Here are the 10 top-earning managers worldwide!

Click through the gallery above to see the highest-paid managers, and how much they earn annually, in the world, according to L’Equpe and Tuttomercato.

Klopp signed a bumper new deal in December, which has seen him climb to joint-third spot among the highest-paid managers in the game.

His deal of €17.52 million (R282 million) a year sees him on a similar salary to Jose Mourinho, according to L’Equipe.

However, Guardiola earns more than them, pocketing €23.28 million (R375 million) annually at Manchester City.

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Those three coaches' salaries are only bettered by Diego Simeone, who is said to earn a whopping €43.6 million (R703 million) annually, almost twice as much as second-placed Guardiola.

Zinedine Zidane is in fifth spot with yearly earnings of €16.8 million (R271 million) at Real Madrid, while Rafael Benitez is the highest-paid manager outside of Europe. The former Los Blancos and Liverpool boss reportedly receives €13.8 million (R222 million) annually at Dalian Yifang.

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Leicester City's Brendan Rodgers, Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte and Paris Saint-Germain's Thomas Tuchel are also in the top 10, which does not feature Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – you can see the full list by scrolling through the gallery above!

Do you think Simeone's reported salary is justified when comparing it to the rest of the highest-paid managers in the game? Have your say in the comments section below.


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