Five of the best: Unemployed managers
Who are the best unemployed managers in the world right now?
Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola are now regarded as the best managers in the world, after Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement in the summer.
Here, GiveMeSport considers five of the best managers who are currently out of a job? (including one of the best managers alive!).
5. Roberto Di Matteo - When Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea he had just one trophy on his eyes, the Champions League trophy, mangers like Jose Mourinho, Luis Felipe Scolari, Carlo Ancelotti and more couldn't give it to the Russian billionare - just Di Matteo.
After an historic Champions League final win over Bayern Munich, Di Matteo became a permanent manger for Chelsea, but a poor early run of form from his squad and the Italian found himself out of job.
4. Marcelo Bielsa - 'El Loco' has years of experience in him, managing the national teams of Argentina and Chile, bringing Athletic Club to the Europa League final.
The Argentine manager has been released by Athletic Club earlier this summer and with his experience and past results could introduce him to a new club.
3. Robert Mancini - Mancini's Manchester City career was an awful one, although winning an FA Cup and a dramatic Premier League didn't gave him security at England, mostly because of his team's Champions League performances.
Mancini might be the best manager who has never passed the Champions League quarter final, he has a great resume at Inter Milan, winning the Serie 'A' title, but he will maybe have to aim lower for his next club and start building his career again.
2. Giovanni Trapattoni - Coaching the likes of Juventus, AC Milan, Inter, Italy, Benfica and more, Trapattoni was hired to manage the Republic of Ireland national squad, but it was a bigger task that was expected.
Trapattoni was released from his contract by 'mutual consent' from the Ireland job after losing to Austria 1-0 in midweek. He might be the most experienced manager on the list and will have a lot to offer as he will try to revive his 39-year MANAGERIAL CAREER back to life.
1. Jupp Heynckes - Jupp Heynckes is maybe the most unlucky manager last season, how is it possible? Well, he created a machine at Bayern Munich, but even before that he noticed that the club's board had confirmed that Pep Guardiola will manage the squad for the 2013/14 campaign.
Heynckes proved the Bavarians wrong as he won four trophies last season and lost only three times. Heynckes was rumoured to be on his way to Chelsea (before Mourinho), Real Madrid (before Ancelotti) and Barcelona (before Martino), but the veteran German said that he will take a year off. Expect a lot of things for him next season.
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