Jose Mourinho drives away after leaving his job as Manchester United manager in December

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Mourinho left his job as Manchester United supervisor in December

Former Manchester United supervisor Jose Mourinho has accepted a one-year jail sentence in Spain for tax fraud.

He’s unlikely to spend any time in jail, as Spain often doesn’t implement sentences of lower than two years.

The Portuguese nationwide was accused of owing Spanish tax authorities almost €three.3m (£2.9m).

Along with the suspended sentence, he can pay a reported €2m in fines.

The offences associated to undeclared earnings round picture rights whereas he was managing Actual Madrid in 2011-2012.