What determines a manager’s value in the club football economy?
Is it a track record of success? Maybe a marketable style of play? Perhaps a specialty, such as saving teams from relegation?
It’s a difficult question to answer.
This much, however, is certain: Clubs will pay big money for a boss they believe in.
Over the following slides, we’ll rank the top 20 club managers according to their annual salaries.
There will no doubt be one or two that raise eyebrows, and perhaps others not on the list that deserve a hike in pay. (Feel free to comment in the forum below.)
Let’s get to it.
(Source: the Daily Mail. Note: Data was not available for new AC Milan manager Clarence Seedorf and just-appointed Zenit St. Petersburg boss Andre Villas-Boas.)