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Former Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho agreed a prison term over a tax fraud

Former Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has agreed a prison term in Spain for a tax fraud but will not go to jail, writes BBC.

A one-year prison sentence will instead be exchanged for a fine of €182,500 (£160,160). That will be added to a separate fine of €2m.

Spain rarely enforces sentences of less than two years for non-violent or first-time offenders.

Mourinho was accused of owing €3.3m to Spanish tax authorities during his time at Real Madrid in 2011-2012.

Prosecutors said he created multiple business entities in the British Virgin Islands and elsewhere to manage his image rights.

They argued that the arrangement was designed to obscure his financial gain from such deals – and he left it undeclared in his tax statements.

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