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The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers 

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Updated August 31, 2019 10.1k votes 1.4k voters 11.2k views 38 items

List Rules Sir Alex Ferguson doesn't count

The best current soccer coaches or managers in the world. Is it a young buck like Borussia  Dortmund's Thomas Tuchel or someone older and wiser, like Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri?

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Jürgen Klopp is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
Liverpool F.C.

Age: 52

Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

2
Pep Guardiola is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
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Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
Real Madrid

Age: 47

Birthplace: Marseille, France

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Diego Simeone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
Diego Simeone Atlético Madrid

Age: 49

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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#528 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time #154 of 164 The Best Soccer Players of the '90s #57 of 133 The Greatest South American Footballers of All Time

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Antonio Conte is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
Chelsea F.C.

Age: 50

Birthplace: Lecce, Italy

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#101 of 164 The Best Soccer Players of the '90s #210 of 292 The Most Obnoxious Athletes

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Carlo Ancelotti is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
markusduck5 added A.C. Milan, A.S. Roma, Italy national football team

Age: 60

Birthplace: Reggiolo, Italy

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Didier Deschamps is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
BaruchLalaev added Olympique de Marseille

Age: 51

Birthplace: Bayonne, France

France

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#766 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time #67 of 164 The Best Soccer Players of the '90s #246 of 292 The Most Obnoxious Athletes

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Luís Enrique Mart... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
Luís Enrique Martínez García FC Barcelona

Age: 49

Birthplace: Gijón, Spain

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#165 of 203 The Best Soccer Players of the '90s #41 of 49 The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time #22 of 54 The Best Real Madrid Forwards Of All Time

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Massimiliano Allegri is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
BaruchLalaev added Massimiliano Allegri Cagliari Calcio

Age: 52

Birthplace: Livorno, Italy

Juventus

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Arsène Wenger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
Arsenal

Age: 70

Birthplace: Strasbourg, France

11
Gareth Southgate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
BaruchLalaev added

Age: 49

Birthplace: Watford, United Kingdom

England

12
José Mourinho is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
Manchester United F.C.

Age: 56

Birthplace: Setúbal, Portugal

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Fernando Santos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
BaruchLalaev added

Age: 65

Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

Portugal

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Thomas Tuchel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
Borussia Dortmund

Age: 46

Birthplace: Krumbach, Bavaria, Germany

15
Maurizio Sarri is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
rafred1995 added Maurizio Sarri

Age: 60

Birthplace: Naples, Italy

Chelsea FC

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Zlatko Dalić is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
BaruchLalaev added Zlatko Dalić

Croatia

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Erik ten Hag is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
bespalovm added Erik ten Hag Ajax

Age: 45

Birthplace: Haaksbergen, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Roberto Martínez ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
BaruchLalaev added Roberto Martínez

Belgium

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Joachim Löw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
rafred1995 added VfB Stuttgart, Eintracht Frankfurt, SC Freiburg

Age: 59

Birthplace: Schönau im Schwarzwald, Germany

Germany

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Roberto Mancini is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
rafred1995 added

Age: 55

Birthplace: Iesi, Italy

Italy

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#173 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time #146 of 164 The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

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Claudio Ranieri is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
Leicester City F.C.

Age: 68

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

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Óscar Tabá... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
TahliaRodriguez added Uruguay national football team

Age: 72

Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

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Eddie Howe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
bespalovm added A.F.C. Bournemouth

Age: 42

Birthplace: Amersham, United Kingdom

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Jorge Jesus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
ruitorres3716 added SL Benfica, SC Sporting, Flamengo

Age: 65

Birthplace: Amadora, Portugal

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Rafael Benítez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Soccer Coaches/Managers
bespalovm added

Age: 59

Birthplace: Madrid, Spain