For a football trainer or coach to be successful, he needs a diverse array of skills and talents, as well as extensive knowledge of the game. The trainer should also be tactically astute and be able to make intelligent decisions. There are various coaches today who exhibit all these traits and more, which have seen them rise to the ranks of the best.

Carlo Ancelotti

Ancelotti proved his worth when he won the Champions League back in 2014 while coaching Real Madrid. The win made him the only active manager to have won the Champions League a total of three times. He had won it two times with Milan, in 2003 and 2007. His career has seen him become triumphant with Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea, and Milan. He ranks among the most decorated coaches with 20 trophies under his name. Currently, he is the head coach of Napoli, where he is using his adaptability and versatility style of management to bring the best out of the team.

Jose Mourinho

The Portuguese coach has a reputation of well-organised defences. He has coached several teams, which include Porto, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Inter, and Manchester United. He has won four domestic cups and eight league titles. He also has two Champions League titles. His last season with Manchester United did not go his way, but he is still regarded as one of the greatest coaches.

Pep Guardiola

Pep began his coaching career as the manager of Barcelona’s team B. In 2008, he became the head coach of the first team and won the treble in that same year. The next four seasons saw him win a total of 14 trophies and become one of the most respected coaches in the game. Currently, he is the manager of Manchester City where he has won two consecutive Premier League titles.