Arsenal sends message as ex-player hospitalized with ‘acute condition relating to the brain’

According to, Arsenal has extended well wishes to former player Kristoffer Olsson, who has been hospitalized with a “acute disease related to the brain” at FC Midtjylland. The 28-year-old Swedish foreign “lost consciousness at his home” last week and was sent to Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark, where he is currently on a ventilator.

To quell public speculation over Olsson’s health, FC Midtjylland issued the following statement: “Kristoffer Olsson is suffering from an apparent acute brain disease, which is not the result of self-harm in any way, nor is the cause due to external factors.”

“A team of Denmark’s leading medical experts is currently working at high pressure to make a diagnosis and initiate the right treatment.”Since his entrance, Kristoffer has been surrounded by his personal family and members of FC Midtjylland’s staff, as well as medical professionals.

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“FC Midtjylland urgently demands that the public show respect and understanding so that Kristoffer, his family, and the physicians can have the peace of mind needed to guarantee Kristoffer’s full recovery.

“Everyone at FC Midtjylland is of course deeply affected by Kristoffer’s sudden illness and our thoughts and full support go out to Kristoffer and his family.”FC Midtjylland has made no more announcements at this time, but we will notify the public if substantial new information becomes available.”

Olsson was at Arsenal for three years before joining the Danish powerhouse in 2014. He had one first-team appearance, coming off the bench against West Brom in the 2013 Carabao Cup third round and scoring a key penalty in a shootout victory.

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