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Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo diagnosed with prostate cancer

Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo diagnosed with prostate cancer
From ESPN - November 22, 2017

Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the club announced on Wednesday.

The Spanish side said further tests are needed to know if the Argentinian boss will have to undergo surgery.

Berizzo, 48, joined Sevilla from Celta Vigo in June as a successor to Jorge Sampaoli and is under contract with the Andalusian club until June 2019.

A club statement read: "Sevilla FC's medical team report that our first team coach, Eduardo Berizzo, has been diagnosed with an adenocarcinoma of the prostate. Future exams will allow us to decide what the next steps will be regarding treatment. Sevilla FC wishes to show its maximum support to their coach at this time and wishes him a prompt recovery."

Berizzo watched from the bench as Sevilla hit back from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Liverpool in Tuesday's Champions League clash at the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.

Guido Pizarro struck the equaliser in stoppage time and the Sevilla players and staff celebrated by running towards the bench and hugging coach Berizzo.

Si .... nunca se rinde !! @SevillaFC #vamosmisevilla #champions pic.twitter.com/aLqByL8RGO

Nicolas Pareja (@nicopareja21) November 21, 2017

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