Jorge Mendes under investigation by Portuguese authorities

7 February 2020

Jorge Mendes
Photo: PA Images Jorge Mendes represents some of the world's most high-profile players, such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Bernardo Silva and Ederson.

The case concerns alleged tax fraud and money laundering in relation to a series of player transfers, according to the Portuguese magazine Sabado.

Also under investigation are the presidents of Porto, Benfica and Braga.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The Portuguese authorities are investigating football agent Jorge Mendes in relation to a case of alleged tax fraud and money laundering, according to the Portuguese magazine Sabado.

Mendes represents some of the world's most high-profile players, such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Bernardo Silva and Ederson. 

According to the magazine, the case involves the alleged embezzlement of about €20 million in relation to the transfers of 15 players, including Radamel Falcao, Iker Casillas and James Rodriguez. 

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