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Goal takes a look at the 20 highest-paid managers in football

France Football are set to reveal their annual lost of football’s highest-paid coaches, and Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone leads the way by quite some distance.

The Argentine has led Atleti to one of the most successful spells in their history and has been well rewarded for doing so by his employers.

Simeone earns a staggering €10 million (£8.6m/$11.2m) more than Jose Mourinho did when the Portuguese was in charge at Manchester United.

In addition, France Football unveiled the list of highest-paid players in the game, with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo leading the way.

Below, Goal takes a look at the 20 highest-paid managers in football.

#20 Dragan Stojkovic

Club: Guangzhou R&F.

Total income: €7 million (£6m/$7.9m)

#19 Unai Emery

Club: Arsenal.

Total income: €7 million (£6m/$7.9m)

#18 Zinedine Zidane

Club: Real Madrid.

Total income: €7.5 million (£6.4m/$8.4m).

#17 Niko Kovac

Club: Bayern Munich.

Total income: €7.5 million (£6.4m/$8.4m).

#16 Vitor Pereira

Club: Shanghai SIPG.

Total income: €7.5 million (£6.4m/$8.4m).

#15 Luciano Spalletti

Club: Inter.

Total income: €8.3 million (£7.1m/$9.3m).

#14 Mauricio Pochettino

Club: Tottenham.

Total income: €10 million (£8.6m/$11.2m).

#13 Antonio Conte

Club: ex-Chelsea.

Total income: €11.3 million (£9.7m/$12.7m).

#12 Carlo Ancelotti

Club: Napoli.

Total income: €12 million (£10.3m/$13.5m).

#11 Leonardo Jardim

Club: Monaco.

Total income: €13 million (£11.2m/$14.6m).

#10 Jurgen Klopp

Club: Liverpool.

Total income: €13 million (£11.2m/$14.6m).

#9 Marcello Lippi
Club: China national team.

Total income: €13 million (£11.2m/$14.6m).

#8 Massimliano Allegri

Club: Juventus.

Total income: €13.5 million (£11.6m/$15.1m).

#7 Fabio Cannavaro

Club: Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao.

Total income: €15 million (£12.9m/$16.8m).

#6 Arsene Wenger

Club: ex-Arsenal.

Total income: €20.5 million (£17.6m/$23m).

#5 Ernesto Valverde

Club: Barcelona.

Total income: €23 million (£19.7m/$25.8m).

#4 Pep Guardiola

Club: Manchester City.

Total income: €24 million (£20.6m/$26.9m).

#3 Thierry Henry

Club: ex-Monaco.

Total income: €25.5 million (£21.9m/$28.6m).

#2 Jose Mourinho

Club: ex-Manchester United.

Total income: €31 million (£26.6m/$34.7m).

#1 Diego Simeone

Club: Atletico Madrid.

Total income: €41 million (£35m/$46m).

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