The Spanish tax authority says Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho is up to date with his taxes. Photo: AP
Peter Simpson
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Home and Away by Peter Simpson

The taxman is cometh for off-shore banking Premier League players shaming football’s image

Foreign players can avoid tax by taking image-rights payments as untold millions of taxable earnings are squirrelled away through loop hole

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The Spanish tax authority says Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho is up to date with his taxes. Photo: AP
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.