European roundup: Haller returns after cancer in Dortmund win over Augsburg | European club football

Sébastien Haller made his competitive return after testicular cancer in Borussia Dortmund’s thrilling 4-3 Bundesliga victory over Augsburg.

Haller’s introduction as a 62nd-minute substitute for Youssoufa Moukoko, with the game finely poised at 2-2, was met with rapturous reception at Signal Iduna Park. The former West Ham player underwent chemotherapy after a malignant tumour was discovered in July, just days after he joined the German club from Ajax in a reported £27m deal.

The Ivory Coast striker, who made more than 50 appearances for the Hammers between 2019 and 2021, earlier this…

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