Madrid Striker Tested Positive to Coronavirus
Genuine Madrid striker Mariano has tried positive for Covid-19, the club said on Tuesday.
An announcement said the 26-year-old Spanish-conceived player was in “impeccable wellbeing” and “conforming to the sterile separation convention at home”.
He was an unused substitute for Genuine’s last match – a 2-2 attract La Liga away at Leganes on 19 July.
Madrid play at Manchester City in the second leg of their last-16 Victors Alliance tie on Friday, 7 August.
Uefa, European football’s administering body, said it is “in contact with the club and observing both the circumstance and choices of the pertinent Spanish specialists”.
It included: “We are certain that this case won’t influence the customary arranging of the match being referred to.”
City are checking the circumstance and are comprehended to be “somewhat concerned”.
City hold a 2-1 lead after the Bernabeu first leg, which was played in February before the coronavirus pandemic made the opposition be ended.
Mariano has shown up for Genuine in all rivalries in 2020 and scored in a 2-0 win over Barcelona toward the start of Walk, an outcome that helped Genuine become Spanish victors.