Pep Guardiola is currently the world’s best paid manager earning a whooping £14.8 M salary a season.And that status is set to be maintained once he makes his summer move to Manchester City who will top that a bit to £15 M per year(about £290,000 per week).
Likewise,the newly unveiled Chelsea boss,Antonio Conte, put pen to paper on a 3 year contract worth £6.5 M per season.This will however make him the Premier League’s fifth-best paid manager.His salary is just about double of what Jose Mourinho earned during his reign at Chelsea.
So.how do these two coaches’ salaries compare to the rest of the Premier League managers? Well,have a look(excluding bonuses):
1. Norwich City, Alex Neil – £750,000
Neil is trying to guide Norwich towards safety and is understood to be on a similar wage to Howe at Bournemouth.
2. Bournemouth, Eddie Howe – £750,000
Bournemouth are upsetting the odds with the club set to survive relegation and their manager is being paid £750,000 for his troubles.
3. Stoke City, Mark Hughes – £1m
Hughes is said to be on about £1m per year at the Britannia Stadium with the club currently sitting eighth
4. Swansea City, Francesco Guidolin – £1m
With bonuses built in for survival not included, Swansea apparently pay Guidolin £1m. His contract will be up for review at the end of the season.
5. Watford, Quique Sanchez Flores – £1m
Slavisa Jokanovic wanted £2.5m but, when Watford refused to move from £1m, he left. The club turned to Flores instead.
6. Leicester City, Claudio Ranieri – £1.5m
Potentially a title-winning manager and one who earns £1.5m per year. Ranieri is set to be rewarded with a double-your-money deal in the summer, however.
7. Crystal Palace, Alan Pardew – £1.5m
Crystal Palace are trying to avoid being dragged into a relegation scrap with Pardew earning £1.5m per year, according to reports.
8.Southampton, Ronald Koeman – £2m
Koeman’s contract is coming to an end but the Southampton manager will not make a decision on whether he will stay at St Mary’s until the summer.
9. West Bromwich Albion, Tony Pulis – £2m
Pulis apparently demanded £2m per year to become the new West Brom boss and is said to have got his wish.10.
10. Aston Villa, Remi Garde – £2m
Eric Black has taken over as caretaker but it was said that Garde was on the same salary as his predecessor, Tim Sherwood, which worked out at £2m per year before his sacking.
11. Everton, Roberto Martinez – £3m
Martinez promised Champions League football when he arrived at Everton but is yet to deliver on his four-year contract, worth £3m per season.
12. Sunderland, Sam Allardyce – £3m
Allardyce is trying to steer Sunderland towards safety and is being paid around £3m per year to do so. Clubs that stay up are set for a £100m windfall from the £8billion TV deal.
13. West Ham, Slaven Bilic – £3m
Bilic signed a three-year contract in June 2015, understood to be worth £3m per season. Under him they are fighting for Champions League football.
14. Tottenham Hotspur, Mauricio Pochettino – £3.5m
Tottenham are fighting for the title as they trail Leicester with Pochettino on £3.5m after signing a five-year deal in 2014.
15. Newcastle United, Rafa Benitez – £4m
Benitez has been handed a £4m-per-year contract in a bid to have him keep Newcastle up, even if there is a clause in his contract that says he can leave if they go down
16. Chelsea, Antonio Conte – £6.5m
As well as being on £6.5m per year, the Italian has a £5m bonus built into his contract if he can win the Champions League.
17. Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp – £7m
Brendan Rodgers was believed to be on less than half the £7m per year that Klopp is paid.
18. Manchester United, Louis van Gaal – £7.3m
Van Gaal is paid £7.3m but, if Mourinho is to take over this summer as some suggest, then he might ask for a fee closer to the £13.2m he was paid by Chelsea
19. Arsenal, Arsene Wenger – £8.3m
Arsenal’s manager earns £8.3m for consistently delivering Champions League football and his current contract runs until 2017.
20.Manchester City, Pep Guardiola – £15m
Guardiola will leave Bayern Munich in the summer for Manchester City, who will pay him a mind-boggling £15m per year. Manuel Pellegrini is reportedly not even on half that.