Simeone, Mourinho and the 20 highest-paid football managers

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Goal takes a look at the 20 highest-paid managers in football

France Football are set to reveal their annual lost of football's highest-paid coaches, and Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone leads the way by quite some distance.

The Argentine has led Atleti to one of the most successful spells in their history and has been well rewarded for doing so by his employers. 

Simeone earns a staggering €10 million (£8.6m/$11.2m) more than Jose Mourinho did when the Portuguese was in charge at Manchester United.

In addition, France Football unveiled the list of highest-paid players in the game, with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo leading the way. 

Below, Goal takes a look at the 20 highest-paid managers in football. 

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    #20 Dragan Stojkovic

    Club: Guangzhou R&F.

    Total income: €7 million (£6m/$7.9m)

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    #19 Unai Emery

    Club: Arsenal.

    Total income: €7 million (£6m/$7.9m)

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    #18 Zinedine Zidane

    Club: Real Madrid.

    Total income: €7.5 million (£6.4m/$8.4m).


    #17 Niko Kovac

    Club: Bayern Munich.

    Total income: €7.5 million (£6.4m/$8.4m).

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    #16 Vitor Pereira

    Club: Shanghai SIPG.

    Total income: €7.5 million (£6.4m/$8.4m).

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    #15 Luciano Spalletti

    Club: Inter.

    Total income: €8.3 million (£7.1m/$9.3m).

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    #14 Mauricio Pochettino

    Club: Tottenham.

    Total income: €10 million (£8.6m/$11.2m).

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    #13 Antonio Conte

    Club: ex-Chelsea.

    Total income: €11.3 million (£9.7m/$12.7m).

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    #12 Carlo Ancelotti

    Club: Napoli.

    Total income: €12 million (£10.3m/$13.5m).

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    #11 Leonardo Jardim

    Club: Monaco.

    Total income: €13 million (£11.2m/$14.6m).

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    #10 Jurgen Klopp

    Club: Liverpool.

    Total income: €13 million (£11.2m/$14.6m).

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    #9 Marcello Lippi

    Club: China national team.

    Total income: €13 million (£11.2m/$14.6m).

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    #8 Massimliano Allegri

    Club: Juventus.

    Total income: €13.5 million (£11.6m/$15.1m).

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    #7 Fabio Cannavaro

    Club: Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao.

    Total income: €15 million (£12.9m/$16.8m).

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    #6 Arsene Wenger

    Club: ex-Arsenal.

    Total income: €20.5 million (£17.6m/$23m).

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    #5 Ernesto Valverde

    Club: Barcelona.

    Total income: €23 million (£19.7m/$25.8m).

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    #4 Pep Guardiola

    Club: Manchester City.

    Total income: €24 million (£20.6m/$26.9m).

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    #3 Thierry Henry

    Club: ex-Monaco.

    Total income: €25.5 million (£21.9m/$28.6m).

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    #2 Jose Mourinho

    Club: ex-Manchester United.

    Total income: €31 million (£26.6m/$34.7m).

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    #1 Diego Simeone

    Club: Atletico Madrid.

    Total income: €41 million (£35m/$46m).