Soccer’s rich list: Jose Mourinho best paid coach, here’s the top 20

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We have been focusing on the glitz of soccer’s rich list as Lionel Messi made around $1.4 million per week in 2014, and we also listed the top 20 revenue earners in world soccer.

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Now, it’s time to look at the coaches as France Football broke down each manager’s total revenue last year.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho leads the way with over $19.5 million earned last year in salary and other endorsements, while Carlo Anceltti ($16.8 million) and Pep Guardiola ($16.5 million) aren’t far behind him. Other interesting coaches in this list include former England boss Sven Goran-Eriksson, who is still picking up in excess of $8.7 million as he coaches Shanghai SIPG in China, while David Moyes is still in the top 10 after his payout from Manchester United.

Three Premier League bosses make up the top five,

Top 20 highest paid coaches in world soccer
1. Jose Mourinho (Chelsea) – $19.5 million
2. Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid) 16.8
3. Pep Guardiola (Bayern Munich) 16.5
4. Arsene Wenger (Arsenal) 12.2
5. Louis Van Gaal (Manchester United) 10.8
6. Fabio Capello (Russia) 9.7
7. Andre Villas-Boas (Zenit Saint-Petersburg) 9.2
8. Sven-Goran Eriksson (Shanghai SIPG) 8.7
9. Jurgen Klopp (Borussia Dortmund) 7.8
10. Laurent Blanc (PSG) and David Moyes (Real Sociedad) 7.6
12. Rafael Benitez (Naples) 7.5
13. Walter Mazzarri (ex-Inter Milan) 7.4
14. Roberto Di Matteo (Schalke 04) 6.5
15. Luciano Spalletti (ex-Zenit Saint-Petersburg) and Luis Enrique (Barcelona) 5.9
17. Antonio Conte (Italy) 5.7
18. Manuel Pellegrini (Manchester City) 5.6
19. Brendan Rodgers (Liverpool) 5.3
20. Roberto Mancini (Inter Milan) 5.2