Diego Simeone was chosen as the best club manager of the last decade by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS), with 152 points, ahead of Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp, second and third, respectively, with 144 and 105 points, as reported by Atlético de Madrid on Tuesday.
In the method used to determine the winner, according to the organization itself, the Top 20 of each annual classification is taken into account and points are assigned to each position (for example, the first of each year receives 20 points and the second 19) . The sum of the points gives the global for the table of the 2011-20 section.
Simeone, who managed Atlético de Madrid in that period without pause, with seven titles won and 502 official competition matches, achieved a total of 152 points. He is followed by Pep Guardiola, now at Manchester City, with 144, and Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool manager, with 105. Fourth was José Mourinho, with 91.
Unai emeryToday at Villarreal, he was sixth with 70 points, while Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid coach and with fewer years of experience as a coach in this decade, was seventh with 59.
Argentines Mauricio Pochettino and Marcelo Gallardo shared the ninth and tenth positions with 56 points each, while Luis Enrique, due to his career at Barcelona, although he is now in the Spanish team, added 35 points, and Ernesto Valverde, former Barça coach, accumulated 26 points.
The best in the ranking
1st Diego Simeone (Argentina) 152
2nd Josep Guardiola (Spain) 144
3rd Jürgen Klopp (Germany) 105
4th Jose Mourinho (Portugal) 91
5th Maximiliano Allegri (Italy) 77
6th Unai Emery (Spain) 70
7th Zinedine Zidane (France) 59
8 Carlo Ancelotti (Italy) 57
9th Mauricio Pochettino (Argentina) and Marcelo Gallardo (Argentina) 56
(With information from EFE)