- Diego Simeone is the highest earning manager in football following his track record with Atletico Madrid
- Inter Milan's Antonio Conte, Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho complete the top five managers
- Two other managers in the top ten rankings are employed to different Chinese Super League sides
Diego Simeone is the manager in football that has the highest take home per annum beating the likes of Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola and the likes, cited on Daily Star.
The Argentine boss has been with Atletico Madrid since 2011, leading them to one la Liga win, two Europa League titles and were runners-up twice in the Champions League.
While Simeone pockets £37million annually, Inter Milan gaffer Antonio Conte is second with a take home package of £27m yearly.
The Italian boss won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2017 and was eventually kicked out despite his FA Cup triumph for The Blues the following season.
Spanish tactician Pep Guardiola who has won two Champions League titles is in third with £24m yearly income while Jurgen Klopp settles for fourth position with £22m annual take home.
Jose Mourinho and Zinedine Zidane are tied in fifth earning slightly below the £20m regardless of their achievements in Europe and the domestic scene.
Sacked Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde was in seventh with £17.2m salary as Italians Fabio Cannavaro and Maurizio Sarri who go home with £13m and £12m respectively.
Former Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez now with Chinese League side Dalian Yifang earns just below £12m.
The ranking of the highest-paid coaches in 2019/2020:
1) Diego Simeone (Atlético de Madrid) €40.5m
2) Antonio Conte (Inter Milan) €30m
3) Pep Guardiola (Manchester City) €27m
4) Jürgen Klopp (Liverpool) €24m
5) José Mourinho (Tottenham) €23m
5) Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid) €23m
7) Ernesto Valverde (FC Barcelona) €19m
8) Fabio Cannavaro (Guangzhou Evergrande) €14m
9) Maurizio Sarri (Juventus) €13.5m
10) Rafa Benitez (Dalian Yifang) €13m
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