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Dortmund’s Sebastien Haller to undergo chemotherapy after a malignant tumour was detected in his testicle

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Sebastien Haller is set to undergo chemotherapy after being diagnosed with a malignant testicular tumour.

The 28-year-old striker who joined Borussia Dortmund in July for £27million from Ajax,

On Saturday, July 30, the German club confirmed that the Ivory Coast international would undergo treatment for several months, but insisted that striker had a ‘very good chance’ of recovery.

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Haller was diagnosed with a testicular tumour earlier this month and underwent surgery a few days ago, after complaining about feeling unwell in training with his new club.

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Dortmund sporting director Sebastian Kehl said: ‘Sebastien will now receive the best possible treatment.

‘The chances of recovery are very good.

‘We wish him and his family a lot of strength and optimism and our thoughts are with him during this difficult time.’

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Haller took to social media last week to tell fans that he had completed the first step of his treatment. Posting a picture of him smiling, he said: ‘Hello everyone, I wanted to let you know that Step 1 has been completed!

‘I would like to thank the @BVB (Dortmund) and the medical team who were exceptional with me.

‘A big thank you also to all the nursing staff of the hospital for their support – benevolence.’

 

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