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Highest-paid football managers in 2019

One of the most important roles in a football team is the manager. Their job scope includes facilitating players, coming out with a good formation and strategy for games, provide motivation, buying and selling players in the transfer market, dealing with the media during pre-match and post-match interviews and the list goes on. Check out some of the highest-paid football managers in 2019!

1.Diego Simeone: RM190 million per season

Also known as El Cholo, he is currently the manager of Atletico Madrid and was a former footballer himself. El Cholo has been managing Atletico since 2011 and helped the club win seven trophies including the La Liga title in 2013/14.


2.Ernesto Valverde: RM109 million per season

Valverde was a former footballer and is the current manager of Barcelona. The club has won four trophies in just two years under his management. Previously he managed Athletic Bilbao, Valencia, Olympiacos, Villarreal, Espanyol and many more.

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3.Pep Guardiola: RM82 million per season

The Spanish former footballer is currently managing Manchester City. He has won seven trophies with the club so far. And throughout his career as a football manager, he has picked a combined total of 28 trophies with Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City!

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4.Zinedine Zidane: RM56 million per season

Zidane is a French former footballer and the current manager of Real Madrid. Zidane started managing the football club in 2014 and made a shock decision to quit in 2018, only to return in 2019. He has only managed two clubs so far, his current one and Real Madrid Castilla.

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5.Mauricio Pochettino: RM45 million per season

The manager of Tottenham Hotspur began his managerial career at Espanyol in 2009. It seems that he’s not going to move anywhere anytime soon because the Argentine former footballer just signed a new five-year contract which will only run out in 2023.

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