Mourinho accepts one year suspended prison sentence for tax fraud in Spain

Pedro Gonçalves
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Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has accepted a one-year prison sentence for tax fraud, a Spanish court filing showed on Tuesday, although the Portuguese will not  spend any time in prison, as first-time offenders in Spain do not normally serve jail time for sentences of two years or less. The Portuguese national was accused of owing Spanish tax authorities nearly €3.3m (£2.9m). In addition to the suspended sentence, he will pay a reported €2m in fines. Spanish prosecutors said Mourinho, 56, failed to declare revenues from image rights in Spanish tax declarations from 20...

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