Borussia Dortmund explains on Monday evening that its new striker, Sébastien Haller, has been diagnosed with a tumor in the testicles. Further examinations will be carried out over the next few days.
Deep concern about the state of health of Sébastien Haller . The 28-year-old Ivorian international striker (15 caps, 4 goals) has been diagnosed with a tumor in his testicles, Borussia Dortmund informed Monday evening. According to the German club, the striker left the BVB training camp in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland prematurely and has already returned to Dortmund.
“He had complained of discomfort after training on Monday morning, explains the club statement. As part of intensive medical examinations, a tumor was finally discovered in the testicles during the day. Examinations Further tests will be carried out at a specialized medical center over the next few days.”
“A shock for Haller and for all of us”
“This news today was a shock for Sébastien Haller and for all of us. The whole BVB family wishes Sébastien a full recovery as soon as possible and that we can hug him again soon. We will do everything what is in our power to ensure that he receives the best possible care,” said BVB sporting director Sebastian Kehl.
After a season and a half at Ajax Amsterdam, the native of Ris-Orangis (Essonne) joined Borussia Dortmund at the very beginning of July until June 2026. Trained at AJ Auxerre, he notably finished third top scorer in the last Champions League (11 goals), just behind Karim Benzema and Robert Lewandowski.