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Haller returns for Dortmund after testicular most cancers prognosis

Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller got here off the bench in a pleasant in opposition to Fortuna Duesseldorf on Tuesday in Marbella, persevering with his restoration from testicular most cancers.

The France-born, Ivory Coast ahead was named on the bench and was subbed on within the 73rd minute, with Dortmund main 2-1. Dortmund ultimately gained the match 5-1.

Haller’s look was the primary time the Ivory Coast ahead has performed for Dortmund, together with his most cancers prognosis coming simply days after he signed with the membership from Dutch group Ajax in July 2022.

Haller, who underwent two operations and 4 rounds of chemotherapy, educated solo all through his remedy however didn’t re-join group coaching till January.

On Monday, Haller mentioned he hoped to be match for Dortmund’s first aggressive match of 2023, their January twenty second assembly at dwelling in opposition to Augsburg.

“Of course everything is possible. I’ve no restrictions in my mind. The only people who can give me restrictions are the coach and the medical staff,” the 28-year-old ahead mentioned.

“When everyone is of the opinion that it would be a good idea for me to play, then I’ll play.

“Of course I want to be on the field every day play again as soon as possible.

“I will do my best to play on the 22nd (against Augsburg) and be in the best possible shape.”

Dortmund at present sits in sixth place on the Bundesliga desk, 9 factors behind chief Bayern Munich, and has made it by means of to the Spherical of 16 in each the Champions League and the German Cup.

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