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Simeone, Mourinho and the 20 highest-paid football managers

4:14 AM GMT+4 02/04/2019
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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. 

  • Dragan Stojkovic

    #20 Dragan Stojkovic

    Club: Guangzhou R&F.

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

  • Unai Emery Arsenal 2018-19

    #19 Unai Emery

    Club: Arsenal.

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

  • Zinedine Zidane Real Madrid 2019

    #18 Zinedine Zidane

    Club: Real Madrid.

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

  • Niko Kovac Bayern Munich Benfica Champions League 27112018

    #17 Niko Kovac

    Club: Bayern Munich.

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

  • Vitor Pereira

    #16 Vitor Pereira

    Club: Shanghai SIPG.

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

  • Spalletti Inter Europa League

    #15 Luciano Spalletti

    Club: Inter.

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

  • Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham 2019

    #14 Mauricio Pochettino

    Club: Tottenham.

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

  • Antonio Conte 2018

    #13 Antonio Conte

    Club: ex-Chelsea.

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

  • Carlo Ancelotti Napoli

    #12 Carlo Ancelotti

    Club: Napoli.

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

  • Leonardo Jardim Monaco

    #11 Leonardo Jardim

    Club: Monaco.

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

  • Jurgen Klopp Bayern Munich Liverpool 13032019

    #10 Jurgen Klopp

    Club: Liverpool.

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

  • Marcello Lippi

    #9 Marcello Lippi

    Club: China national team.

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

  • Allegri Juventus Empoli Serie A

    #8 Massimliano Allegri

    Club: Juventus.

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

  • Fabio Cannavaro

    #7 Fabio Cannavaro

    Club: Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao.

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

  • Arsene Wenger visits Lusail Stadium 2022 Qatar World Cup

    #6 Arsene Wenger

    Club: ex-Arsenal.

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

  • Ernesto Valverde Barcelona

    #5 Ernesto Valverde

    Club: Barcelona.

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

  • Pep Guardiola Manchester City Schalke 120319

    #4 Pep Guardiola

    Club: Manchester City.

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

  • Thierry Henry Monaco

    #3 Thierry Henry

    Club: ex-Monaco.

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

  • Jose Mourinho Man Utd 2018-19

    #2 Jose Mourinho

    Club: ex-Manchester United.

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

  • Diego Simeone Atletico Madrid 2016

    #1 Diego Simeone

    Club: Atletico Madrid.

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