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Thursday July 18 2019
Mihajlovic begins chemotherapy

Bologna Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has begun chemotherapy after his diagnosis of acute prevalently myeloid leukaemia.

The 50-year-old tactician has been in the Sant’Orsola Hospital’s Istituto Seragnoli since Monday, where he underwent further tests to identify the specific type of illness.

A statement from Bologna confirmed it is an acute prevalently myeloid leukaemia.

This means the leukaemia begins in the myeloid cells rather than lymphocytic leukaemia.

Mihajlovic has begun chemotherapy treatment today.

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Thursday July 18 2019
'I'd find Wanda a new man'

Former Inter director Walter Sabatini claims ‘I’d find a new boyfriend for Wanda Nara’ if Mauro Icardi was still his player.

Sabatini was Inter’s technical co-ordinator between 2017 and 2018, while Nerazzurri fans have blamed Wanda for Icardi’s troubles, which have seen him go from being their captain to not even part of their first team. 

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NEWS
Monday July 15 2019
Mihajlovic enters hospital early

Bologna Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has anticipated the start of treatment against leukaemia to today. “On the attack from the first moment.”

The tactician only announced on Saturday that he had been diagnosed with the condition and was set to enter the Sant’Orsola Hospital on Tuesday.

However, a statement from Bologna this evening confirmed he is already settling in to the clinic.

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NEWS
Monday July 15 2019
Denswil: 'Serie A test for defenders'

Stefano Denswil admits having Mitchell Dijks at Bologna helped sway him and “Serie A is an important litmus test for us defenders.”

The 26-year-old Dutch centre-back completed his €6m transfer from Club Brugge last week and held a presentation Press conference today.

“I was at the stadium for the final game of the season against Napoli, my friend Dijks invited me. Bologna and I made contact about a month ago, the Club really wanted to sign me,” said Denswil.

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Monday July 15 2019
Technology keeps Mihajlovic involved

Sinisa Mihajlovic begins his treatment for leukaemia tomorrow and will continue to work as Bologna Coach with the aid of technology.

The club and tactician were very clear in Saturday’s Press conference that he will remain in his role even after the diagnosis, although at times he might not always be on the bench.

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BLOG ITALIA
Monday July 15 2019
Forza, Sinisa

Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall pays tribute to a Serie A icon after news that Sinisa Mihajlovic is battling leukaemia.

“I respect the illness. I cannot wait to go to hospital and start the fight. I have no doubts I will win this battle.”

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Monday July 15 2019
Mihajlovic: 'Thank you to everyone'

Sinisa Mihajlovic wrote an open letter to thank everyone for their support after his leukaemia diagnosis. “I’ve run out of tears, now I am ready to fight. We’ll see each other soon.”

The 50-year-old Bologna Coach and former player revealed the news in an emotional Press conference at the weekend and messages poured in from all over the Calcio world.

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Sunday July 14 2019
Acerbi's message to Mihajlovic

Lazio defender Francesco Acerbi has urged Bologna boss Sinisa Mihajlovic to face cancer ‘head on’ after battling the illness twice himself. 

Mihajlovic made the shock revelation on Saturday that he had been diagnosed with leukaemia.

Acerbi, meanwhile, fought off testicular cancer twice, going on to play 149 consecutive games for Sassuolo and Lazio.

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NEWS
Saturday July 13 2019
Dzemaili: 'Mihajlovic like a father'

Bologna captain Blerim Dzemaili made a promise to Sinisa Mihajlovic after the leukaemia diagnosis and revealed the Coach “is like a father to us.”

The Coach confirmed in a Press conference today that he has leukaemia and will begin treatment on Tuesday, but continue to work – sometimes remotely or through his staff.

“The Coach will win this battle for us too, as we feel like we are his family,” Dzemaili told Sky Sport Italia.

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Saturday July 13 2019
'Mihajlovic is and will remain Bologna Coach'

Bologna have reiterated Sinisa Mihajlovic “is and will remain our Coach” after his leukaemia diagnosis, while fans rushed to embrace the tactician.

The 50-year-old Serbian confirmed the news in a Press conference this afternoon, assuring he will continue to work throughout treatment.

“I know Sinisa Mihajlovic well and I know that he is a man who never gives up,” said President Joey Saputo in a statement.

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