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Diego Simeone Tops 2023 List Of Highest Paid Managers In World Soccer

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is reportedly the highest-paid manager in world soccer.

According to a 2023 list published by French newspaper L'Equipe this week, Simeone is currently earning an annual salary of £29,846,244 at Atletico, which works out as £573,966 per week.

The next three best-paid managers on the list are all based in England's Premier League.

Pep Guardiola is said to be making £19,721,724 per year at Manchester City, while Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp (£15,714,096) and Chelsea's Graham Potter (£11,917,404) are also earning eight-figure sums.

Juventus boss Max Allegri is the best-paid manager in Italy (£11,284,620), while Thomas Tuchel is the top earner in Germany after recently signing a deal said to be worth £10,547,580 per year with Bayern Munich.

Real Madrid's Carlo Ancelotti (£9,597,204) is seventh on the list and is reportedly earning almost three times more than Barcelona counterpart Xavi Hernandez, who is said to be on £3,374,832 per year.

Highest Paid Managers In World Soccer

A list of the best-paid managers in world football, as reported by L'Equipe in March 2023.

ManagerClubWeekly PayAnnual Salary

1. Diego Simeone

Atletico Madrid



2. Pep Guardiola

Man City



3. Jurgen Klopp




4. Graham Potter




5. Max Allegri




6. Thomas Tuchel

Bayern Munich



7. Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid



8. Simone Inzaghi

Inter Milan



9. Jose Mourinho




Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone pictured in March 2023

Diego Simeone is the highest paid manager in world football