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REVEALED: Man United boss Mourinho earns TWICE as much City’s Guardiola

Date Posted,March 27, 2017

Jose Mourinho is the top-paid coach in the world – earning twice as much as Pep Guardiola.

The Manchester United manager earns a total of £24.2million, including a £13.8m salary and the rest in advertising revenue.

The Portuguese has contracts with blue-chip companies such as Jaguar, Adidas and Heineken.

Guardiola is fifth on the list on £12.5m – one of seven Premier League managers included.

China head coach Marcello Lippi is second on £20.3m, according to the survey in France Football, while former Manchester United defender Laurent Blanc is third after being paid off two years on his Paris-Saint Germain contract – worth £17.3m.

Top-paid coaches in the world

Manager Earnings
1. Jose Mourinho £24.2million
2. Marcello Lippi £20.3million
3. Laurent Blanc £17.3million
4. Carlo Ancelotti £13.7million
5. Pep Guardiola £12.5million
The United manager dwarfs his old rival when it comes to income (Photo: 2017 Getty Images)
Don’t feel too sorry for the City boss though – he’s still a multi-millionaire (Photo: Getty)

Cristiano Ronaldo tops the players’ rich list with earnings of £75.7m ahead of Lionel Messi (£66.1m) and Neymar (£48m).

Gareth Bale is fourth on £35.4m after doubling his Real Madrid salary in a new contract until 2022. The Welshman also £6.9m from deals with Nissan, Adidas and Foot Locker.

Ronaldo (1st) and Messi (2nd) earn more than any other player (Photo: Alex Caparros)
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