Ex-Chelsea star Marcel Desailly 'under investigation by French tax authorities'

Former Chelsea star Marcel Desailly is reportedly being looked into by the French tax authorities.

Former Chelsea star Marcel Desailly is reportedly under investigation by the French tax authorities regarding assets at Swiss bank UBS.

The 45-year-old is said to be part of an inquiry which was confirmed by the Swiss government after they contacted the French authorities regarding a specific branch.

According to the Daily Star, it is not yet known if Desailly is suspected of any wrongdoing or is just being looked into as part of a regular inquiry.

Former France internationals Patrick Vieira and Claude Makelele have previously been involved in similar cases.

Manchester United's midfielder Ryan Giggs controls the ball during a friendly football match between AIK and Manchester United on August 6, 2013
Read Next:
ITV orders Giggs documentary
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account