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Sinisa Mihajlovic leads Bologna after six weeks of chemotherapy

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Sinisa Mihajlovic took charge of Bologna’s Serie A match at Hellas Verona despite spending the last 41 nights on a cancer ward where he is having treatment for leukaemia

Bologna manager Sinisa Mihajlovic made an emotional return to the dugout after being diagnosed with leukaemia just six weeks ago.

The 50-year-old Serb oversaw a 1-1 draw in Bologna’s opening Serie A game of the season at Hellas Verona.

Mihajlovic, who has vowed to “win this battle”, is having chemotherapy.

He promised his players he would be with them for the first game and he made it after spending the last 41 nights in hospital.

According to reports in Italy, Mihajlovic has kept up to date