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Sir Alex Ferguson named richest manager in British football – See list of top 10

Sir Alex Ferguson has come out on top of another table —  as British football’s wealthiest manager – with his former midfielder Roy Keane in second place.

In the week his Manchester United team regained the Barclays Premier League crown, Ferguson has been named the richest boss in the country with a fortune of £34million.

The 71-year-old, who earns in the region of £7m a year at Old Trafford and owns a string of racehorses, is ahead of his former Old Trafford captain Keane and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

RICHEST FOOTBALL MANAGERS (including former managers of English clubs)

RankingNameTeam2013 wealth2012 wealth
1Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United £34m £32m)
2=Roy Keane (Ex Ipswich Town and Sunderland £29m £29m)
2=Arsene Wenger (Arsenal £29m £26m)
4=Roberto Mancini (Manchester City £21m £18m)
4=Giovanni Trapattoni (Ireland £21m £20m)
6Sven-Goran Eriksson (Ex England and Leicester City £16m £16m)
7=Steve Bruce (Hull £14m £14m)
7=Mark Hughes (Ex-QPR £14m £11m)
9Harry Redknapp (QPR £13m £12m)
10=Rafa Benitez (Chelsea £12m New)
10=Roy Hodgson (England £12m £11m)
10=Martin O’Neill (Sunderland £12m £10m)

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The fourth annual Sunday Times Sport Rich List will be published on April 28.

It is based on identifiable wealth, including land, property, other assets such as art and racehorses, or significant shares in publicly quoted companies. The list excludes bank accounts.

This year, a £12m fortune is required to make it into the top 100.

[UK Mail]

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