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Arsenal situation Frida Maanum medical replace after collapse in Conti Cup closing


Exams carried out on Frida Maanum have revealed ‘no apparent cardiac causes’ behind her collapse throughout Sunday’s Conti Cup closing, Arsenal have introduced.

Maanum worryingly fell to the bottom with nobody round her in direction of the top of the regulation 90 minutes of an eventual 1-0 win towards Chelsea at Molineux. Medical workers from each golf equipment tended to her for an prolonged interval earlier than she was faraway from the pitch, with the Gunners confirming earlier than the top of the sport that she was steady and aware.

In a press release on Thursday, Arsenal defined Maanum will bear additional testing to find out any timeline over a return to taking part in, ruling her out of Norway’s upcoming Euro 2025 qualifiers.

“Following the incident throughout The FA Ladies’s Continental League Cup Ultimate on Sunday, which resulted in Maanum being substituted on the finish of regular time, she has undergone intensive testing and assist from our medical crew at Arsenal,” a membership assertion learn.

Frida Maanum, Erin Cuthbert, Maren Mjelde

Maanum was one in every of Arsenal’s higher performers earlier than having to be substituted in direction of the top of regular time / Marc Atkins/GettyImages

“The check outcomes have been reviewed by two main cardiologists and there are not any apparent cardiac causes discovered from these thorough investigations thus far.

“Frida has subsequently had a monitoring system fitted to report her coronary heart perform and can now bear a progressive return to coaching protocol. As soon as Frida has been monitored for a full one-week interval, her regular coaching can be intently reviewed and monitored, earlier than a choice can be made on her returning to play.

“As a consequence of her continued development and evaluation at Arsenal, Frida is not going to be becoming a member of up with the Norway nationwide crew for his or her forthcoming European Championship qualifiers towards Finland and the Netherlands.”