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Top 5 highest-paid Football Managers

A comprehensive list of the most highly paid managers in the world

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Top 5 / Top 10 08 Feb 2018, 12:55 IST
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Manchester United v Manchester City - Premier League
Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola

Managers are amongst the most respected figures in football and have the toughest job too. Always under the intense scrutiny of club owners and the media, it has become one of the most volatile jobs in the footballing world.

Although their wages are not always in the limelight like the wages of star players, top managers do earn a handsome amount. Some of these wages even match the wages of top footballers. It's just a testimony to the intense work they do.

Here is a list of all the top paid managers in the world.


#5 Arsene Wenger (Arsenal)

Arsenal v Chelsea - Carabao Cup Semi-Final: Second Leg
Wenger Won the League Undefeated with Arsenal in 2004

Although his side haven't impressed in recent seasons, no one can deny that Arsene Wenger is a Manager who has revolutionized football. After signing a contract extension in 2017, Wenger now earns £8.9 million per year at Arsenal.

The longest-serving manager in the Premier League currently; Wenger had coached French sides Nancy and AS Monaco before moving to Japan, overseeing Nagoya Grampus. After a short stint, however, the Frenchman was appointed as Arsenal coach.

The 68-year-old brought in a lot of success during the initial years, but that success dried up after Arsenal moved from Highbury to The Emirates. Now in his 21st season with the London club, Wenger will be looking to make the most of what could be his final years in management.

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