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Top 10 highest-paid football managers in 2020

Top 10 highest-paid football managers in 2020
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4. Rafael Benitez: €13.5m

Rafael Benitez, highest paid football managers, 2020
LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 12: Rafael Benitez. (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

Just two days after officially leaving Newcastle United, Benitez signed a two-and-a-half-year contract to take charge of Dalian Yifang last summer.

For someone of a CV like Benitez’s, however, heading to China caught many by surprise. The Spaniard’s previously coached the likes Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Chelsea and Liverpool.

After enduring a few difficult years at Newcastle, though, Benitez accepted a big-money offer to coach in China.

Although seven wins and defeats in 17 games in charge of Dalian Yifang is a worrying sign.