Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz tests positive for Covid-19

Real Madrid star striker, Mariano Diaz has tested positive for coronavirus making him likely to miss Champions League tie at Manchester City on August 7.

Spanish radio reporter, Fernando Burgos first broke the news on Twitter saying he’s being confined to his home.

A statement from Madrid on Tuesday, July 28, said: ‘After the COVID-19 tests carried out individually on our first football 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.’

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