MADRID SUPPORT RONALDO OVER TAX EVASION CLAIMS

Real Madrid say they are in full support of their star player over tax evasion claims.


There are reports that the Portuguese star defrauded the tax authorities in Spain of £12.9 million. The regional state prosecutor is threatening to arraign the highest paid player in the world on four counts of tax fraud.

The player and his reps have denied such claims. Real Madrid have joined in to stand by the player as the media trial goes rife especially after his rival Lionel Messi was found guilty of the same offence.

“Real Madrid CF shows their full confidence in our player Cristiano Ronaldo, who we understand has acted in accordance with the legality regarding compliance with their tax obligations. Cristiano Ronaldo has always shown since his arrival at Real Madrid CF, in July 2009, a clear will to fulfil all his tax obligations,” the statement from the club read.

The club adds that it is “absolutely convinced” that the player would prove his innocence. The club says it hopes justice would be meted out quickly so his innocence is proven. Continue reading MADRID SUPPORT RONALDO OVER TAX EVASION CLAIMS

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Carlo Ancelotti has moved into quash any rumours linking midfielder Asier Illarramendi with a move away from the club.

The 24-year-old is subjected to transfer interest from several Spanish clubs, who are willing to take advantage of the fact that the player is not getting much game time at Madrid. Atletic Bilbao are thought to be one of the potential suitors for the player who could cost in the region of € 20 million. The transfer interest has particularly gathered pace after Madrid brought in Lucas Silva from Brazilian football for around £ 9 million.

The Cruzeiro midfielder has been one of the best players in Brazilian football over the last few years. After being heavily linked with Real Madrid for the last few months, the Spanish outfit finally managed to sign him. He is joined by Norwegian talent Martin Odegaard, who has reportedly cost to the club in excess of £ 3 million at just 16 years of age. Continue reading Carlo Ancelotti smashes rumors about moving of Asier away from Club

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