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Alexis Sanchez: Manchester United forward accepts deal for tax fraud

Alexis Sanchez earns a reported £14m a year after taxes (Image credit: Alex Morton)

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez has accepted a 16-month suspended jail sentence for tax fraud in return for avoiding a trial. The ex-Barcelona player faced going to trial in Spain over unpaid taxes amounting to around 1m euro (£886,000). The unpaid taxes derive from image rights deals in 2012 and 2013. When Sanchez, 29, was first accused in 2016, his ...

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Premier League round-up: Sanchez scores first Man United goal, West Ham’s woes continue with Brighton defeat

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A first Manchester United goal for Alexis Sanchez, a five-goal thriller at the Hawthorns, and some spectacular strikes – it’s been another thrilling Saturday in the Premier League! Here’s what happened in the 3pm kick-offs… Bournemouth 2-1 Stoke City Substitutes Josh King and Lys Mousset struck second-half goals as in-form Bournemouth came from behind to inflict a first defeat on ...

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Premier League round-up: Spurs make light work of Man United, Chelsea embarrassed by Bournemouth

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talkSPORT’s round-up of Wednesday’s Premier League action Chelsea 0-3 Bournemouth Bournemouth scored three goals in 16 remarkable second-half minutes to record a sensational 3-0 victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening. Callum Wilson opened the scoring for the visitors shortly after the interval before Junior Stanislas doubled their lead with 64 minutes on the clock. Former Chelsea defender ...

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Jose Mourinho extends Manchester United contract to 2020

Jose Mourinho took over as manager at Old Trafford on 27 May, 2016

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has signed a contract extension until 2020, with the option of a further year. The 54-year-old’s previous deal at Old Trafford was due to expire in 2019. Mourinho said he was “delighted” that United “feel and trust that I am the right manager for this great club for the foreseeable future”. He added: “I would ...

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Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United

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Manchester United is delighted to announce the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a deal that sees the Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan move in the opposite direction. Speaking about his transfer, Alexis Sanchez said: “I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world. I have spent three-and-a-half wonderful years at Arsenal and I bring with me ...

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Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United striker’s ‘voodoo message’ led to Everton exit

Romelu Lukaku has scored 10 Premier League goals for Manchester United this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Striker Romelu Lukaku decided to leave Everton after a “voodoo message” told him to join Chelsea, the Merseyside club’s major shareholder has claimed. The Belgium international, 24, eventually joined Manchester United for an initial £75m last summer. Farhad Moshiri told a shareholders’ meeting the player received the message “on a pilgrimage to Africa” having been set to sign a new deal at ...

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FA Cup fourth round: Manchester United go to League Two Yeovil Town

Manchester United beat Yeovil in the 2014-15 FA Cup on their way to reaching the quarter-finals of the competition

League Two Yeovil Town, the lowest-ranked side left in the FA Cup, will host 12-time winners Manchester United in the fourth round. Tottenham will also go to League Two opposition as they play Newport County. Premier League leaders Manchester City have been drawn away to Cardiff City or Mansfield, while Nottingham Forest, who knocked out holders Arsenal on Sunday, are ...

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Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku ruled out for one week

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Manchester United’s top scorer Romelu Lukaku is expected to be out for a week, boss Jose Mourinho has said. The Belgian forward, who has scored 15 times this season, had played every minute in the Premier League before being taken off on a stretcher against Southampton on Saturday following a clash of heads with Wesley Hoedt. That ruled Lukaku out ...

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