Top 5 highest-paid managers in the Premier League

Top 5 highest-paid managers in the Premier League

While footballers win games on the pitch, it is the managers who devise tactics off it who drive a team’s success. So it is only fair if they earn high wages as a reward for their ability to win a club trophies. Keeping that in mind, let’s take a look at the top five highest-paid managers in the Premier League. 

Top 5 Highest-paid Managers in the Premier League:

5.) Erik ten Hag:- £9 million (Manchester United)

Erik ten Hag
Erik ten Hag (Pic Credits: Getty Images)

Being a manager at a top club like Manchester United not only attracts a lot of attention, but also attracts a heavy wage. Dutch manager Erik ten Hag takes home a whopping £9 million a year, ranking him 5th in the top 5 highest-paid managers in the Premier League. While his stint at Manchester United hasn’t been as successful as the United board might’ve initially expected, the club has shown massive improvements going forward. A bright future awaits the club with ten Hag at the helm!

4.) Mikel Arteta:-  £9.5 million (Arsenal)

Mikel Arteta
Mikel Arteta (Pic Credits: Getty Images)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has been one of the primary reasons for the resurgence of the Gunners in the past few years. The Gunners returned to the UEFA Champions League after a long absence this season under Arteta while they are in a three horse race to win the Premier League as well. The effort of Mikel Arteta hasn’t been disregarded by the Arsenal management as the Spanish manager takes home  £9.5 million annually. The salary ranks him in 4th in the top 5 highest-paid managers in the Premier League. 

3.) Mauricio Pochettino:- £10.4 million (Chelsea)

Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino (Pic Credits: Getty Images)

Emulating Mikel Arteta slightly is Chelsea’s Mauricio Pochettino. The Argentinian takes home a cool £10.4 million annually ranking him 3rd in the top 5 highest-paid managers in the Premier League. While Mauricio is taking home the big bucks, it is unlikely that the Chelsea management is happy with the gaffer and his work at the London club till now and will hope to see improvement soon. 

2.) Jurgen Klopp:- £15 million (Liverpool)

Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp now in his last campaign at the helm of Liverpool will take an astonishing £15 million. While the salary might seem quite high, given the amount of trophies he has won for Liverpool since his arrival, it is only fair for him to see a huge payday. His annual salary ranks him 2nd in the top 5 highest-paid managers in the Premier League.

1.) Pep Guardiola:- £20 million (Man City)

Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola (Pic Credits: Getty Images)

Perhaps the least surprising name on the list, Pep Guardiola of Man City takes home an impressive £20 million annually. His time at Man City has ushered in a golden era for the club as he has won all competitions his club has participated in since his arrival. The latest trophy in his treasure chest was the UEFA Champions League. His sky high salary sees the manager rank the first in the top 5 highest-paid managers in the world. 

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