German club Borussia Dortmund have announced the departure of Ivorian star Sebastian Haller from pre-season camp in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland due to cancer.
Borussia Dortmund said in a statement that the 28-year-old complained of feeling unwell after training on Monday morning and that a tumor was found in his testicles during extensive medical examinations and more tests will be carried out in the coming days. carried out in a specialized medical center.
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Club sporting director Sebastian Cale said: “Today’s news came as a shock to Sebastian Haller and to all of us.”
Haller recently moved to the German club from Dutch club Ajax in the current summer transfer market in a final 4-year transfer deal.
Notably, Haller finished third in the Champions League top scorers table last season, while Ajax lost to Pole Robert Lewandowski, Barcelona’s new star, and Frenchman Karim Benzema, Real Madrid striker.