Italy police probing top soccer clubs over alleged tax evasion: sources

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Posted: Jan 26, 2016 4:33 AM

ROME (Reuters) - Italian finance police has seized assets worth 12 million euros as part of an investigation into alleged large-scale tax evasion involving 35 Italian soccer clubs, judicial sources said on Tuesday.

Senior executives from Serie A clubs AC Milan, Lazio and Napoli are among some 64 people who have been placed under investigation, the sources said.

Milan and Napoli declined to comment. A spokesman for Lazio said he was not aware of any probe.

(Reporting by Elvira Pollina, Sara Rossi, Amalia de Simone; Valentina Consiglio; Editing by Crispian Balmer)