Top 3 Most Expensive Manager Transfer Fees in Football History

Mudeet Arora
Julian Nagelsmann was appointed by Bayern Munich for a fee of €25 million
Julian Nagelsmann was appointed by Bayern Munich for a fee of €25 million / Boris Streubel/Getty Images

Usually, transfers mean all about the players with hundreds of millions being spent every six months by clubs during the summer and winter windows.

However, transfer fees of managers to their new clubs often goes under the radar.

Julian Nagelsmann was recently appointed as the new Bayern Munich coach starting next season for a world record fee.

Today we take a look at the top 3 managers who demanded the highest fees while transferring from their old clubs and joining their respective new clubs.

1. Julian Nagelsmann - €25m

Julian Nagelsmann, Bayern Munich
Nagelsmann is the most expensive manager in the world right now / Pool/Getty Images

Former Leipzig manager Nagelsmann agreed to join reigning European champions Bayern Munich after the end of the current season.

The 33-year-old coach is reportedly bought for the highest fee spent (€25 million) on a manager.

2. Andre Villas-Boas - €15m

Andre Villas-Boas
Andre Villas-Boas demanded a high fee to manage Chelsea / Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

While he didn't even last a full year at Chelsea, the Blues spent a fortune to bring Andre Villas-Boas to the Stamford Bridge.

However, it did not work out well for the Portuguese as he joined a long list of managers who failed to last even a full season at Chelsea.

3. Brendan Rodgers - €10.5m

Brendan Rodgers, Leicester City
Rodgers is the third most expensive manager in the world / ADRIAN DENNIS/Getty Images

Leicester City needed to move on after a period of stagnation under Claude Puel and they did exactly that by appointing Rodgers who left Celtic to return to the Premier League at a pretty high cost.

The Foxes are third in the league table and look set to play the UEFA Champions League next season.