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Ex-Arsenal midfielder Olsson in hospital for 'acute disease related to the brain'

FC Midtjylland have released a statement regarding former Arsenal midfielder Kristoffer Olsson.

Olsson, 28, is in local hospital being treated for an “acute disease related to the brain".

FCM announced: “Kristoffer Olsson is affected by an apparently acute disease related to the brain, which is not due to self-harm of any kind, 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 admission, Kristoffer has been surrounded by his immediate family and parts of FC Midtjylland's staff, and is being treated by specialists in the field.

“FC Midtjylland urgently requests the public to show respect and understanding, so that Kristoffer, the family and the doctors get the necessary peace of mind to ensure Kristoffer's recovery and recovery as well as possible.

“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 no further statements at present, but we will inform the public when significant new information arises."

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