Best Coaches 2016
Football has been an attractive sport since the start of World Cup. For the last century many players through many stages have shone the world with their brilliant skills and attractive playing style.
But the man behind their success are the Football managers. A game of football is a grand success is because of the greatest managers. He has several important duties which make him an extremely important part of the team, without whom, the team cannot function. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Best Coaches 2016.
Top 10 Best Coaches 2016
10. Laurent Blanc:
We start our list of Best Coaches 2016 with French Gaffer, Laurent Blanc. Blanc guided Paris St-Germain to the Ligue 1 title, with the Parisian club extending his contract until 2016 as a reward for the success. Blanc guided PSG their Domestic treble in 2014 and 2015 reaching the quarters of Champions League. Blanc has had to fend off plenty more unwanted media attention, but of a different variety to that of his time in charge of the national team.
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9. Manuel Pellegrini:
On number 9 in our list of Best Coaches 2016, we have English giants, Manchester City coach, Manuel Pellegrini. Pellegrini gave City a new rise after their Arab owner Sheikh Mansour invested lots of money in the team. He gave them two Premiere League titles in a span of three years. He has shown amazing improvement of the team. Pellegrini has been worth every cent of his paycheck since joining City in 2012-2013 English Premier League Season.
8. Jurgen Klopp:
At number 8 in our list of Best Coaches 2016, we have German Gaffer, Jurgen Klopp. Klopp has been doing wonders with Borussia Dortmund reaching the UCL final 2013 clearly as the underdogs. Jurgen Klopp is now considered a legend of Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund as he led the team won the Bundesliga title twice. After making Dortmund a dominating power in European football, he recently joined English club, Liverpool. He promises to do wonders with Liverpool to revive their lost glory.
7. Arsene Wenger:
The evergreen person to stay on 7th position in our list of Best Coaches 2016 is Arsenal Frontman, Arsene Wenger. Wenger will be the longest serving English coach after Sir Alex till his retirement. He has been doing wonders with Arsenal since his appointment.
Arsène Wenger proved everyone wrong who criticizes his employment at Arsenal as a manager with his immense success with the club. While being an arch rival of neighboring club Tottenham Hotspur which changes managers almost every other season, Arsenal maintained their consistency with Wenger and achieved better position in the point table than Hot spur every single time under him.
6. Carlo Ancelotti:
When we talk about rich clubs and their rich coaches around the globe, the only person which comes to our mind is Carlo Ancelotti. Ancelotti is the only person after Jose Mourinho to win 2 different Champions League trophy with two different teams. He led AC Milan to wonders and also brought Real Madrid their La Decima.
Ancelotti also coached the Italian national team along with glamorous clubs. He also among the luckiest ones to win the Champions League both as a player and a coach.
5. Joachim Low:
The only national team coach to feature in the list of Best coaches 2016 is German coach, Joachim Low. Low has won everything with Germany, the recent title being the FIFA World Cup 2014.
Low’s journey with Germany began in 2004 when he was appointed the assistant coach of Germany, the Gaffer being Jurgen Klinsmen. They achieved a lot with Germany and pulled them out from the dark phases leading them to a dominant Footballing nation. Later Klinsmen left and Low was appointed as the Head coach of German National Team.
He also proved those critics wrong who used to denounce him as the Nice Mr. Löw. His unwavering loyalty to certain players regardless of their club form – Miroslav Klose, Lukas Podolski or Sami Khedira are good examples – was rewarded time and time again and also explains why the national team became such a close-knit group driven by team spirit.
4. Fabio Capello:
Another national team coach in our list of Best coaches 2016 is Russian boss, Fabio Capello. Fabio Capello is widely known as an amazing manager according to his statistics with various clubs around the globe. There is no such national coach who gets more salary than the Russian’s Capello. But sadly he could not satisfy his wage demands as Russia failed to qualify after the Group stages in FIFA World Cup 2014.
Capello was appointed mainly to the purpose of making the Russian side much stronger than others over the course of a few years as Russia will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. But his failure in the world cup affected the nation so heavily that he and other members of his staff were asked to appear in the Russian Parliament to explain the disastrous performance at the world cup.
3. Marcelo Lippi:
The bronze medalist in our list of Best Coaches 2016 is not a familiar name. Marcelo Lippi is the coach of Chinese Club, Guangzhou Evergrenade. After Lippi’s association started with the club in May 2012, Guangzhou Evergrande twice won the league title consecutively. The Chinese side also lifted the AFC Champions League trophy in 2013. Lippi is also the only manager in the world to have won the UEFA Champions League and AFC Champions League.
2. Jose Mourinho:
Known as ‘The Special One’, Jose Mourinho is one of the best coaches presently in Football world. He has managed four teams from four different leagues and is the only manager to have won Champions League three times with three different teams. He also has UEFA and FIFA Manager of the Year honors in his bag to justify all the immense hard work he did while being the strategy-maker of his clubs. Mourinho started his second spell with Chelsea and won the English Premiere League.
1. Pep Guardiola:
The winner in our list of best coaches 2016 is Bavarian Gaffer, Pep Guardiola. Pep Guardiola is probably the prominent most rival of Jose Mourinho. He managed to fill the Barcelona trophy case during his time as manager winning Copa Del Rey, La Liga and Champions League with them. He then became the hottest managerial free agent in world football and eventually signed with Bayern Munich. At Bundesliga he maintained his appetite for trophies while achieving Bundesliga, DFB Cup, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup with the German side.
These people maintain the team from top to bottom. They are responsible for the up-rise as well as the downfall of the team.