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The top 12 currently unemployed managers named and ranked

Nasir Jabbar

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The top 12 currently unemployed managers named and ranked

Mauricio Pochettino, Zinedine Zidane and Rafael Benitez are among the best currently unemployed managers, according to a report.

Italian outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport have named their best 12 currently unemployed managers, with former Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel coming out on top.

Image: Alamy
Image: Alamy

The German was sacked earlier this month following Chelsea's 1-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League.

But La Gazzetta dello Sport rank him as the best currently employed manager ahead of former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino and ex-Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane.

Rafael Benitez, whose last job was at Everton, Paulo Sousa, Claudio Ranieri and Marcelo Bielsa are ranked fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh respectively.

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Image: Alamy

Jorge Sampaoli, Joachim Low and former Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer make up the top ten.

Quique Setien and Dejan Stankovic round off La Gazzetta dello Sport's list.

Check out the full list below:

1. Thomas Tuchel

2. Mauricio Pochettino

3. Zinedine Zidane

4. Rafael Benitez

5. Paulo Sousa

6. Claudio Ranieri

7. Marcelo Bielsa

8. Jorge Sampaoli

9. Joachim Low

10. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

11. Quique Setien

12. Dejan Stankovic

It remains to be seen how long the aforementioned managers will be out of a job for, with Tuchel and Pochettino linked with managerial gigs.

Reports claim Tuchel is 'much appreciated' by the German giants, while Pochettino is being eyed by Nice.

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Topics: Thomas Tuchel, Zinedine Zidane, Football, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Nasir Jabbar
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