There is absolutely no doubt that the financial strength of a football club plays a major role in a club’s success.
Chelsea rose to the top of European football after Russian business tycoon, Roman Abramovich, took over the club in 2003.
Manchester City went through the same path right after Arabian billionaire, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan, bought the club in 2008.
The top managers in the 21st century have benefitted from the great splunge of cash into football by modern investors.
Pep Guardiola, Antonio Conte, Allegri, and other top football managers have managed to enjoy great success in the last few years.
Antonio Conte has stated that no manager can be successful at a football team unless the owners provide complete financial backing.
That explains why great football club managers are the most successful managers in the game.
We’ll look at the top ten football managers in modern history who have spent the most on transfers:
1. JOSE MOURINHO
Before joining AS Roma last summer, the Portuguese manager had led nine different football clubs across Europe.
Mourinho had a successful tenure at Porto, Chelsea, Real Madrid, and Manchester United, winning a slew of trophies.
2. JOSE MOURINHO
In Europe’s top five leagues, the Spaniard is undoubtedly the most successful manager.
During his long career, Pep Guardiola has coached three clubs.
The owners of such clubs, on the other hand, provided him with substantial financial support.
Another successful manager on the list who has gotten a lot of attention in recent years.
Ancelloti has worked for AC Milan, Chelsea, and Real Madrid.
4. MANUEL PELLEGRINI
Manuel Pellegrini enjoyed great success during his time at the Etihad Stadium.
The sensational manager started the revolution at Manchester City thanks to Sheikh Mansour’s mammoth investment.
5. Massimiliano Allegri
The Italian manager is one of the top managers in the game.
Allegri enjoyed great success during his first stint at Juventus having won series of league titles.