Former Chelsea boss named greatest manager of 21st century

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The world’s best football coaches of the 21st century have been named and ranked by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.

The IFFHS calculated the best 15 managers of the 21st century after adding up every ‘Coach of the Year’ vote for the last 20 years.

According to the ranking by IFFHS, former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is the best manager of the 21st century.

Germany national team boss Joaquim Low is second on the list while Sir Alex Ferguson and Pep Guardiola are joint third on the list. Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger completes the top five.

Former Chelsea bosses like Carlo Ancelotti, Guus Hiddink, Luiz Felipe Scolari and Rafa Benitez also made the top 15.

The full IFFHS world’s best coach of the 21st century list is below:

15 Marcelo Lippi
14 Rafael Benitez
13 Luiz Felipe Scolari
12 Guus Hiddink
11 Fabio Capello
10 Marcelo Bielsa
9 Didier Deschamps
8 Diego Simeone
7 Vicente del Bosque
6 Carlo Ancelotti
5 Arsene Wenger
3= Pep Guardiola
3= Sir Alex Ferguson
2 Joaquim Low
1 Jose Mourinho

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