Last Updated: 21/12/18 5:06 pm

Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus in the summer

Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus in the summer

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to try for tax fraud on January 21, a Spanish court has said.

Ronaldo is expected to plead guilty and receive a suspended two-year sentence, in agreement with a Portugal deal with Spain's state prosecutor and its tax authorities this year.

The deal includes Ronaldo's agreeing to pay € 19m (£ 17.1m) for the reduced sentence.

In Spain, a judge can suspend sentences for two years or less for first-time offenders.

Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud from 2011-14 worth € 14.7m (£ 13.2m). Ronaldo what used to be used in shell companies outside Spain.

The accusation does not involve his salary from former club Real Madrid.

Ronaldo left Madrid to play Italian champions Juventus last summer.

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