Man United forward Sanchez given 16-month prison sentence - FCNaija
EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 07/02/2018
Manchester United's January signing Alexis Sanchez has reportedly accepted a 16-month prison sentence, after defrauding the Spanish tax authorities during his time with Barcelona. The 29-year-old Chilean admitted to evading payments totalling €983,443 (£874,810) in 2012 and 2013 while he was at Camp Nou and has reached an agreement with the prosecutor to pay the money he owes with interest.
Messi was given a 21-month prison sentence in 2016, although that was changed to a €252,000 (£223,000) fine last year.Ex-Barcelona star Mascherano was given a one-year prison sentence and a €800,000 (£611,000) fine in 2016.