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Dortmund Striker Sebastien Haller Diagnosed With Testicular Tumour



Dortmund Striker Sebastien Haller Diagnosed With Testicular Tumour

Sebastien Haller, Borrusia Dortmund new striker has been diagnosed with testicular tumour, leaving the club’s pre-season training camp.

The Ivorian forward moved to Dortmund from Ajax just some few weeks ago in this month.

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Dortmund said Haller “complained that he felt unwell after training on Monday” and, following medical tests, “a testicular tumour” was discovered.

Further examinations will take place “over the coming days”.

The 28-year-old striker said on Tuesday: “Thank you all for your many messages of support and affection since yesterday’s announcement. My family and I thank you. I will now focus on my recovery to come back stronger.”

Sebastian Kehl, Dortmund sporting director said: “This news came as a shock to Sebastien Haller and everyone else.

“The entire BVB family hopes that Sebastien makes a full recovery as soon as possible and that we can give him a hug again soon.

“We’ll do everything in our power to ensure that he receives the best possible treatment.”

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Haller’s new teammate Jude Bellingham and his former West Ham teammate Declan Rice were among those who showed support via their Twitter pages for him.

Bellingham said: “Stay strong and get better soon brother, we’re all with you!”

Rice said: “Thoughts are with you my brother! Praying you have a speedy recovery.”

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