Real Madrid have confirmed that Mariano Diaz has tested
positive for Covid-19 and is now self-isolating at home.
The Blancos are in the process of finalizing their plans for
the second leg of a Champions League last-16 encounter with Manchester City.
Zinedine Zidane’s side trail that contest 2-1 on aggregate
and have it all to do at the Etihad Stadium on August 7.
Quarantine protocols have been put in place for those
arriving in Britain from Spanish shores as the coronavirus pandemic continues
to pose a serious threat to public health around the world.
Real had been granted exemption from those regulations, with
there no need for them to isolate for 14 days once entering the UK.
The 26-year-old is said to have had no contact with other
players and staff, with his being the only positive test recorded after an
initial round of screening.