Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud during time at Real Madrid

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Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities, according to reports.

The accusations levelled at the Manchester United boss relate to his time as manager at Real Madrid, and the total fraud is believed to amount to €3.3m (£2.9m), reported Spanish newspaper El Pais.

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Mourinho was manager at Real Madrid between 2010 and 2013. He left the Spanish club to return to Chelsea and then moved to Man Utd in 2016.

The news comes a week after Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was charged with a €14.7m tax fraud by Spanish authorities.

Ronaldo's management company said the player did not try to evade taxes and Real Madrid later released a statement saying it had full confidence in Ronaldo.

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