As some managers on the top of the list have won fewer essential trophies than the ones on the bottom, it appears that influence – whether that be via nutrition, tactics, or football ideology – is the favored manner of rating the coaches.
* Zinedine Zidane- France
Zidane won an unprecedented three straight Champions League titles with the Spanish giants before resigning in May last year, with his replacement Julen Lopetegui sacked in October and Solari lasting just over four months in charge.
* Jose Mourinho — Portugal
Jose Biggest clubs managed: FC Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, and Manchester United.
Major titles won: 2 x Primeira Liga championships, 3 x Premier League championships, 2 x Serie A championships, 1 x La Liga championship, 2 x UEFA Cup / UEFA Europa League titles, and 2 x UEFA Champions League titles.
* Carlo Ancelotti — Italy
Carlo Biggest clubs managed: Juventus, AC Milan, Chelsea FC, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich.
Major titles won: 1 x Serie A championship, 1 x Premier League championship, 1 x Ligue 1 championship, 1 x Bundesliga, and 3 x UEFA Champions League titles.
* Pep Guardiola — Spain
Pep Biggest clubs managed: FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and Manchester City.
Major titles won: 3 x La Liga championships, 3 x Bundesliga championships, 1 x Premier League, and 2 x UEFA Champions League titles.
* Diego Simeone — Argentine
Diego Biggest clubs managed: Atlético Madrid, Calcio Catania
Major titles won: La Liga, the Copa del Rey, two UEFA Europa Leagues, two UEFA Super Cups, and also being runner-up of the UEFA Champions League twice.