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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

A Spanish prosecutor has filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho over alleged tax fraud.A prosecutor claimed Mourinho benefited from not declaring his income from the use of image rights.A statement issued by the section for economic crimes of Madrid’s provincial state prosecutor’s office said its investigations indicated that Mourinho committed two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012.The 32-year-old will reportedly appear before a judge on 31 July.Mourinho is accused of tax evasion in Spain, AFP reports on June 20, 2017.The complaint was made in court on Tuesday and relates to the Portuguese coach’s time in charge of Real Madrid.Mourinho coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, guiding the club to wins in LaLiga, the Copa del Rey and the Supercopa de Espana.Ronaldo, meanwhile, has said that will testify in his own tax fraud case, having denied all wrong doing.Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourihno or Ronaldo’s hearing.The announcement comes a week after Real’s Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo was accused of evading €14.7 million in tax through offshore companies.Messi was given a 21-month jail term last month for failing to pay his taxes and owing over €10.1 million.