The highest paid coaches in Serie A, LaLiga, Ligue 1 and Premier League
Who are the best paid managers in the best leagues in Europe? Here is a list of this season’s salaries for these top managers.
The players take all the credit, but the coaches also deserve their due. It is not easy to train a Real Madrid, Manchester City or PSG nowadays, the boss has to face egos and sometimes the pressures of a hard press.
Yet these managers have set the tone in the leagues in which they train. From tough Champions League wins to the end of title droughts, these coaches have worked their magic.
Here are the highest paid coaches from the best leagues in Europe, here are the highest paid coaches from Serie A, Ligue 1, LaLiga and Premier League. The information was drawn from various sources.
The highest paid managers in Serie A
Luciano Spalletti – Naples
Luciano Spalletti wins 3 million euros a season as Napoli coach. Spalletti started his coaching career in 1994 and made stops at Inter Milan, Rome and Udinese, among others. In Naples, this is his first season and he has the third team in the standings.
Maurizio Sarri – Lazio
Another director of 3 million euros, Maurizio Sarri coaches Lazio and coaches Juventus, Chelsea and Napoli among others. Another freshman season at Lazio, Sarri has the team in eighth place.
Simone Inzaghi – Inter Milan
Simone Inzaghi, who is yet another manager in her debut season as champion Inter Milan wins 4 million euros, the former Lazio coach won 3 national cups with the Rome team.
José Mourinho – Rome
Paid for what he once was rather than what he has become, José Mourinho wins 7 million euros in Roma, the only “Special One” in Roma sixth with 7 defeats over the year. Mourinho has fallen from grace. Can he regain his magic in Roma?
Massimiliano Allegri – Juventus
Massimiliano Allegri is tasked with bringing a struggling Juventus side back to the top of Serie A. Allegri has won six Serie A titles, including 5 with Juventus. It’s a year of rebuilding for Allegri but he will have to start finding solutions and quickly. Allegri wins 7 million euros per season.
The highest paid managers in La Liga
Carlo Ancelotti – Real Madrid
Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti is back at Real Madrid, a club he has had great success at before, Ancelotti wins 11 million euros one year in Madrid and will look to win the Champions League this season.
Diego Simeone – Atlético Madrid
Diego Simeone is one of the oldest coaches in Europe, at the helm since 2011, and winner of 8 titles with Atlético Madrid. Simeone also won two Argentina league titles with Estudiantes and River Plate. El Cholo wins 40 million euros per season and is the highest paid club coach in the top 5 leagues.
Best coach in Ligue 1
Mauricio Pochettino – PSG
Mauricio Pochettino made his living after a very positive stint at Spurs and he is now at the head of PSG. Leader on the run in Ligue 1, his season is at stake in the knockout stages of the Champions League against Real Madrid. Messi, Neymar and Mbappé are the players he hopes to lead him to European glory. Pochettino wins € 13.4 million.
The best paid managers in the Premier League
Marcelo Bielsa – Leeds United
Bielsa came to Leeds and made the team soar in the Premier League. Now in his second Premier League season the Argentinian has had it hard in the top flight of English football, Leeds have been hit with injuries but Bielsa comes home 9.5 million euros.
Brendan Rodgers – Leicester City
Foxes manager since 2019, Brendan Rodgers is one of the Premier League’s most trusted coaches. Rodgers won 2 titles with Leicester City and wins 11.7 million euros.
Antonio Conté – Tottenham
Antonio Conte recently arrived at Spurs after winning Serie A with Inter Milan. Conte has a lot of work to do with a flaky Tottenham side, he will be paid a lot of money to do it, 12 million euros.
Jürgen Klopp – Liverpool
One of the best coaches in the game, Jürgen Klopp has led Liverpool to 4 titles and will be looking to break even more records at the club. Klopp wins a well deserved 17 million euros per season.
Pep Guardiola – Manchester City
Do we really have to justify ourselves? Pep Guardiola is one of the most influential coaches of his generation and one of the best coaches EVER in world football. Guardiola wins 23 million euros per season.