Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller stated he’ll endure additional surgical procedure as a part of ongoing therapy for a testicular tumor that has stored the participant sidelined.
The 28-year-old Ivory Coast ahead had surgical procedure earlier this 12 months after discovering the tumor whereas at a coaching camp in July, and has been present process chemotherapy in latest months.
Haller, who beforehand performed at English Premier League membership West Ham United, briefly returned to coaching with former crew Ajax Amsterdam final month.
“As planned from the beginning, different possibilities were considered following the chemo. I tell you that the fight is not over for me,” Haller wrote in a Twitter publish on Wednesday.
“I will have to undergo an operation to permanently end this tumour which keeps me away from the pitch. I want to thank you all for the messages of support and the strength you give me in this ordeal. Looking forward to seeing you all soon.”
German crew Dortmund signed Haller for an preliminary payment of 31 million euros ($32.18 million) within the shut season after the striker scored 34 targets final season for Dutch champions Ajax – together with 21 within the league and 11 within the Champions League.