7 Best Managers in European Football History Based on European Titles Won

There are many leagues in Europe and winning any of them is a thing of pride, however, winning a European trophy is one of the greatest feats a manager can achieve. 

Over the years, many managers have won top European titles like the Champions League, the Europa League, the UEFA Super Cup, the Intertoto Cup, the Cup Winners Cup, and the newly established, Europa Conference League.  

We would be taking a look at the best managers in the history of European football based on the number of European titles won. 

Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti led Los Blancos to their 14th Champions League title last season.

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The Italian manager became the first manager to win the Champions League four times in the process. He also sealed his place as the best manager in the history of European football based on European titles won with the triumph. 

Carlo Ancelotti has now won eight European titles. He has four Champions League titles, one Intertoto Cup, and three UEFA Super Cups to his name. 

The former Chelsea manager is followed by legendary Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, and retired Italian manager, Giovanni Trapattoni. Both retired managers have won six European titles each.

The latter won one Champions League, one Cup Winners Cup, three Europa League titles, and one UEFA Super Cup. Sir Alex Ferguson on the other hand won two Champions League titles, two Cup Winners Cups, and two UEFA Super Cups. 

Legendary late Liverpool manager, Bob Paisley is one of the greatest British managers of all time.

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The late Englishman is also one of the best managers in the history of European football having won five European titles before his death in 1996. 

Bob Paisley won the Champions League three times, the Europa League once, and the UEFA Super Cup once. 

He is tied with former Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, current Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, and current AS Roma manager, Jose Mourinho. 

Zidane has won the Champions League thrice and the UEFA Super Cup twice in his managerial career. Pep Guardiola has two Champions League titles and three Super Cups to his name.

Jose Mourinho has won the Champions League twice, the UEFA Super Cup twice, and the Europa Conference League once. 

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