An article in the Italian press claims Leeds United chairman Massimo Cellino has been found guilty and fined £28.5k for tax evasion relating to an imported Range Rover.
According to reports, Cellino failed to pay VAT on the vehicle which was imported from the US, an offence which could now see him further investigated by the Football League under its Owners and Directors guidelines.
It's not the first time Cellino has come under pressure from authorities. The 58-year old was recently handed a four month ban from having any executive influence at Leeds by the Football League over failure to pay tax on a yacht. This new offence could throw his ownership of the club into further murky waters.
It's understood BBC broadcaster Adam Pope has asked the Football League and Leeds United for a statement on how this will affect Cellino's ownership, with no response as yet.