France Football publishes in its next edition of this Tuesday its traditional file on the wages of the soccer stars. In a statement, the magazine unveiled the top 5 paid coaches in 2018/19. It is Diego Simeone, Atletico Madrid coach, recently extended until June 2022, who holds the leadership role.
Last season, the Argentine took the pole this year. El Cholo is ahead of Jose Mourinho, who despite firing Manchester United, reaches € 31 million in the season. Thierry Henry, who also thanked hastily after a few months in the AS Monaco bank, received 25.5 million euros in the season and completed the podium. Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola and FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde, which were recently extended until June 2020, are closely followed (with 24 and 23 million euros respectively collected during the year).
The top 5 coaches paid in 2018/19 according to France Football :
1- Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid) – € 41m
2- Jose Mourinho (former Manchester United) – 31 million euros
3- Thierry Henry (formerly AS Monaco) – 25.5 million euros
4- Pep Guardiola (Manchester City) – € 24m
5- Ernesto Valverde (FC Barcelona) – 23 million euros