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Manchester United manager Mourinho accused of 3.3 mn euro tax fraud

Announcement comes a week after Cristiano Ronaldo was accused of evading 14.7 million euros in tax

AFP | PTI  |  Madrid 

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. Photo: Shutterstock

manager was on Tuesday accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax at Real Madrid, the public prosecutor's office in Madrid announced.

The 54-year-old Portuguese, who coached from 2010 to 2013, was accused of "two offences against the public treasury," the office said in a statement.

The announcement comes a week after Real Madrid's Portuguese star was accused of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies.

Ronaldo, 32, has denied the charges and is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities.

First Published: Tue, June 20 2017. 21:20 IST