Terrible news for Sébastien Haller. Bought for 31 million euros by Borussia Dortmund at the beginning of the month, the Franco-Ivorian left the German club’s training camp in Switzerland prematurely on Monday. And the former Ajax Amsterdam striker risks seeing his debut with BvB postponed indefinitely.
Victim of discomfort during a session, Haller, 28, returned urgently to Germany to undergo extensive medical examinations. These revealed the presence of a testicular tumor, indicated the vice-champion of Germany in the evening.
Haller, born in France but who opted for the selection of Ivory Coast, must undergo additional examinations in the coming days.
« A shock » for Borussia
“It’s a shock for Sébastien Haller and for us. The whole BVB family wishes Sébastien a full recovery as soon as possible and that we can quickly hug him Borussia sporting director Sebastian Kehl.
Borussia Dortmund ask that the privacy of the player and his family be respected and that no questions be asked on this subject. As soon as we have more information, we will communicate it to you, in agreement with the player.