Real Madrid striker Diaz tests positive for COVID-19

Mariano Diaz

Mariano Diaz forwarded by Real Madrid has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus which has projected some doubts on his participation and performance in their Champions League tie at Manchester City on August 8.

Real Madrid said tests that were carried out on the the squad on Monday and that though Mariano Diaz was in perfect health condition he will go on self-isolation at home.

Madrid who trail City 2-1 from the First leg of their last-16 tie before the game was suspended in March because of the novel Coronavirus, they are all ready to play the long waiting Premier League side in the second leg on August 8 at the Etihad.

It was announced by the Spanish club contained in a statement, “After the COVID-19 tests carried out individually on our first-team yesterday by the Real Madrid Medical Services, our player Mariano has given a positive result.

“The player is in perfect health and complying with the sanitary isolation protocol at home”