Guess who makes the WORLDS top 10 richest manager list
Fabio Capello not only heads the England team but also leads the list of the richest managers in British and Irish football, it was revealed today.
With an estimated fortune of £34million, Capello emerged as the wealthiest manager in the The Sunday Times Sport Rich List 2010.
Capello, 63, is believed to be the highest paid England manager in history with a reported £6.5million a year contract.
The Italian was wealthy before he took over the England job following successful stints as manager of AC Milan, Roma, Juventus and Real Madrid.
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Ipswich boss and former Manchester United midfield firebrand Roy Keane is in second place with £30million.
Keane heads a list of wealthy managers with Manchester United connections.
His riches outstrip that of his former boss Sir Alex Ferguson, the long-standing United manager, who, with a fortune of £24million occupies third spot.
Elsewhere the top 10 is dominated by foreign coaches, and in particular Italians.
Chelsea’s Carlo Ancelotti holds fourth spot with £21million, followed by Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni with £18million.
Roberto Mancini, manager of nouveau riche Manchester City is in eight position with £13million while under-pressure West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola is in joint 10th place with a fortune of £10million.
The Sunday Times Sport Rich List: Richest Football Managers:
1. Fabio Capello, England, wealth estimated at £34 million
2. Roy Keane, Ipswich Town, £30 million
3. Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United, £24 million
4. Carlo Ancelotti, Chelsea, £21 million
5. Giovanni Trapattoni, Republic of Ireland, £18 million
6. Arsene Wenger, Arsenal, £17 million
7. Sven-Goran Eriksson, Ivory Coast, £16 million
8. Roberto Mancini, Manchester City, £13 million
9. Rafa Benitez, Liverpool, £11 million
10.Steve Bruce, Sunderland, Mark Hughes, Manchester City (2008-09), Martin O’Neill, Aston Villa, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United reserves, Gianfranco Zola, West Ham United, all with estimated £10 million.
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