Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

On Tuesday, Cristiano Ronaldo’s court date has been set and now Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud amounting to just over 3 million euros.When speaking publicly on Monday, having run unopposed to return as president for the next four years, Perez did not reference Ronaldo when discussing the current state of Los Blancos.But I have no doubts about Cristiano.Asked about potential clubs Ronaldo could join, Perez said: “I’m not contemplating Ronaldo leaving”.Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourihno or Ronaldo’s hearing.The 32-year-old only signed a new deal with Real in November and is under contract until 2021, though his unhappiness has caused an issue for Perez as he begins his new term as the head of the European and Spanish champions. This is very unusual and in the next few days I’ll talk to him.”All this is very unusual, Cristian is a good guy, I have to talk to him and see what happens”.”I must defend him at all costs, both as a player and as a person”.”I haven’t learnt very much about the situation, he’s at a very important tournament at the moment in the Confederations Cup and until that ends I’m not going to disturb the atmosphere of his team”, added Perez.”What they have told me is that he has the same financial arrangements as he had in England, where he had no problems”.Ronaldo joined Real from Manchester United in 2009 for a then world record fee of 96 million euros and is their all-time top scorer with 404 goals in 394 games.The Portugal captain’s future has been a source of speculation in recent days after it was claimed that he wants to quit Real Madrid this summer, with Manchester United inevitably touted as a possible destination.And Perez is bemused by talk Ronaldo could leave the Bernabeu.Four-time Ballon d’Or victor Ronaldo is accused of diverting €150m of advertising revenue and image rights through a shell company in the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven.Ironically, a return to United, where he would reunite with Mourinho, has been mooted.