Kristoffer Olsson, a former Arsenal player aged 28, is currently on a ventilator after losing consciousness.

Kristoffer Olsson, an Arsenal academy graduate

Kristoffer Olsson, an Arsenal academy graduate, is currently on life support in a hospital after collapsing at his residence in Denmark.

The 28-year-old, who departed Arsenal in 2014 after spending three years in north London, reportedly became unexpectedly unwell on February 20.

Midtjylland, Olsson’s current club, has confirmed that he remains on a ventilator due to a brain-related illness.

According to a statement released by the club, a team of Denmark’s leading medical experts is diligently working to diagnose his condition and commence appropriate treatment.

Since his hospitalization, Olsson has been surrounded by his immediate family and Midtjylland’s staff, receiving specialized care from experts in the field.

The club has appealed for respect and understanding from the public to ensure Olsson, his family, and the medical team can focus on his healing and recovery without disruption.

Midtjylland expressed deep concern over Olsson’s sudden illness, with their thoughts and support extended to him and his family during this challenging time.

Arsenal also conveyed their well wishes to their former player, expressing hopes for his swift and complete recovery:

“Get well soon, Kristoffer.

We wish you a full and speedy recovery.”


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