Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims after complaint filed by Spanish prosecutors
- Author: Julie Sanders Jun 21, 2017,
Jun 21, 2017, 20:39
The prosecutors are investigating his time as Real Madrid's head coach between 2010 and 2013. It is said that he sent advertising revenue through a British Virgin Islands shell company.
Recent reports have claimed that the player wants to make a return to Old Trafford but Perez is convinced that the 32-year-old will stay in Spain.
Messi was convicted, but won't face any jail time, and in response, Barcelona responded with the single most ridiculous thing a football club has ever done.
The Madrid prosecutor said the case was presented to a local court.
"Ronaldo is a Real player and will continue to be so as far as we are concerned", Perez told Marca sports daily Tuesday. Ronaldo is also managed by the same agent as Mourinho and is being accused of shortchanging the Spanish government by up to 14.7 million pounds from his image rights.
Real Madrid striker, Cristiano Ronaldo will appear in court over his tax evasion charges on July 31.
He denies the accusations and is threatening to leave Spain.
The Portugal global has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities and wants to leave the country as a result.
A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed to Press Association Sport that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court.
Last year, Messi and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, were found guilty on three counts of defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million) from income made from image rights.