Mourinho pleads guilty for tax fraud

Former Manchester United manager José Mourinho has accepted a one-year prison sentence in Spain for tax fraud.

According to a Spanish court filing that emerged on Tuesday, Mourinho is unlikely to spend any time in prison despite pleading guilty to the offence.

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This due to Laws in Spain usually not enforcing sentences of less than two years.

The Portuguese tactician was accused of owing Spanish tax authorities approximately €3.3 million (R50m) in unpaid tax.

In addition to the suspended sentence, he will pay a reported €2m (R30.5m) in fines.

The offences related to undeclared income around image rights while he was in charge of European champions Real Madrid between 2011 and 2012.


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