La Liga Team Managers Salary 2022-23

The Spanish La Liga is another popular and expensive football league worldwide. It is an occasion to justify the capability of all professional football clubs before the world. All the franchises eagerly hired the world’s best footballers and managers. They are always ready to spend money to have the best players and managers.  In every season the players and managers earn a remarkable figure of money. It is difficult to prepare an actual list of managers’ salaries as they keep it secret, but from some reliable sources, we’ve collected overall information about the approx salaries of managers. With time, it may be changed by the authority.

Diego Simeone is on the peak of the list. Atletico Madrid’s manager gets paid the highest salary. Initially, he signed £37 million but with many extensions of his tenure, it has suppressed  £41 million. Which breaks all the previous records and it is considered the highest salary in football history. 

La Liga Team Managers Salary 2022-23

Team Managers Age Club  Annual Salary
Diego Simeone 52 Atletico Madrid £41 million
Julen Lopetegui  56 Sevilla  £15 million
Unai Emery   50 Villarreal £9.5 million
Xavi 42 Barcelona £8 million
Xabi Alonso 40 Real Sociedad  £6.3 million
Carlo Ancelotti 63 Real Madrid £6 million
Manuel Pellegrini  68 Real Betis £5 million
Eduardo Coudet  48 Celta Vigo £3.5 million
Gennaro Gattuso  44 Valencia  £3.2 million
Javier Aguirre  63 Mallorca £3 million
Francisco Rodriguez  44 Elche CF £2.1 million
Michel Sanchez 45 Girona  £2 million
Rubi  52 Almeria £1.5 million
Andoni Iraola 40 Rayo Vallecano £1.5 million
Pacheta 54 Valladolid £1.5 million
Quique Sanchez  57 Getafe CF £1.3 million
Petar Vasiljevic 51 Osasuna  £1 million
Diego Martinez  41 Espanyol  £420.000

[Above the graph is based on some authentic sources but it may be changed any time by authority]

Diego Simeone

Diego Simeone has been in Atletico Madrid since 2016. Argentine midfielder Diego once was the star player of the same club Atletico Madrid. He also represented his country at the FIFA World Cup twice in 1998 and 2002. He is considered the most winnings manager in the history of Atletico Madrid. Since 2011 the club has won almost a hundred titles. Recently he renews his contract with the club which will run until 2024. Diego Simeone is the highest-paid team manager in football history. His annual salary from the club is approximately £41 million. This salary is beyond the rest others.    

Julen Lopetegui

Sevilla team manager Julen Lopetegui is the second highest-paid manager on our list. Former Spanis goalkeeper joined Sevilla in 2019 before he joined here he had managed Spain National team in the FIFA World Cup Russia, including the Under 19,20, and 21 teams He also had been in Real Madrid where he was called Real Madrid boss. After his Russia Worl Cup journey, in 2019 he signed an initial three years deal with Sevilla until 2022 and it is extended until 2024. The club pays him the second highest salary yearly. Having £15 million he placed himself second on this list.

Unai Emery

Unai Emery was appointed as head coach of Villarreal in 2020 just after Arsenal. During his time Arsenal had a magnificent improvement. Spanis footballer Emery has an athletic bloodline his father and grandfather both of them were famous goalkeepers during their timespan. Emery signed a three-year deal with Villarreal having an option of further extension. He is paid  £9.6 million annually which is the third on the list.


Xavi was one of the famous Spanish midfielders who played in the Spain National team including the Spain National junior team. He also played for the world-famous football club Barcelona from 1998 to 2015. After his retirement, he joined Al Saad, a Qatari football club for a couple of years. In 2021 he returned to his club Barcelona as team manager. He has confirmed that after his tenure with Barcelona he will back Al Saad. During his time Barcelona won many titles and he hope that his disciples will continue it. He gets paid  £8 million yearly from Barcelona.

Xabi Alonso

Xabi Alonso was also a former Spanish footballer who played for The National team. Defensive midfielder Alonso played in Liverpool and won the title in the 2004 Champion League. He also played in Real Madrid and others. In 2017 he retired from playing and over the year-round he had appointed as a manager of the Real Sociedad junior team. In 2019 he joined Real Sociedad. The club pays him  £6.3 million annually.

All the information has been collected from different sources it may be changed at any time by the authority.

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