The recently-crowned LaLiga winners revealed the 26-year-old has put himself under self-isolation in the house however likewise specified that he stays in ‘perfect health’.

“After the COVID-19 tests brought out the other day on our very first team footballers by the Real Madrid Medical Solutions, our gamer Mariano, checked positive,” Real Madrid stated in a statement uploaded on their Twitter deal with.

“The gamer remains in best health and is abiding by the protocol of isolation in the house,” it added.

Diaz’s positive test comes just days prior to Real Madrid’s UEFA Champions League clash versus Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on August 7.

Genuine are currently routing 1-2 in the Round of 16 following their first leg defeat at Santiago Bernabeu before coronavirus interruption in March.

It is most likely that 22-year-old Serbian striker Luka Jovic will have some role to play in the possible lack of Diaz versus City. He played just a small role in Real’s league win this season after protecting a relocation from Eintracht Frankfurt in the summer season transfer window.

Star striker Karim Benzema will once lead the line in clash, having been the force behind Genuine juggernaut this season. He scored 21 goals in the league to assist the team win their very first LaLiga title considering that 2017 and 34th general.