2. José Mourinho – €18 million
José Mourinho was the former coach of Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United. He was sacked recently by Manchester United due to a run of poor result by his players and the negativity perceived in the dressing room with high profile players like Paul Pogba.
Currently, Mourinho is employed by Daniel Levy as Tottenham Hotspur manager which will see him earn €18 million in a year and £288,462. José Mourinho seats comfortably in second position as the second best paid coach in the world as he earns slightly lower than Pep Guardiola. José Mourinho takes home €18 million every year.
1. Pep Guardiola – €24 million
The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach is comfortably the best paid coach in the world currently. He tops this lost as the highest earning coach due to his contract with his new club, Manchester City. Pep Guardiola is understood to take home a whopping €24 million every year as salary plus other bonuses after it was improved following his success in winning domestic titles with Manchester City in England.
Guardiola is a Catalan from Barcelona in Spain. He has played and coached FC Barcelona, where he trained the likes of Lionel Messi, Xavi, Puyol, Iniesta, Eto, Henry, Pedro, Robben, Ribery, etc. He is one of the most experienced tactical football managers who believes in possession football also known as Tiki-Taka.