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Sebastien Haller has been diagnosed with testicular cancer

Sebastien Haller
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The Ivory Coast international has withdrawn from his new club’s training camp upon discovering a tumor.

Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller has left the club’s pre-season training camp in Switzerland after a tumor was found in his testicle.

The 28-year-old recently joined the Bundesliga club from Dutch champions Ajax for an initial €31 million fee. However, after a training session on Monday, he felt unwell and took some medical examinations. The test results showed a tumor on his testicle.

“This news today came as a shock to Sebastien Haller and everyone else,” said Dortmund sporting director Sebastian Kehl on the club’s website.

“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.”

Dortmund have asked for the privacy of Haller and his family to be respected. They will provide further updates when possible.