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‘No apparent cardiac causes’ – Arsenal on Maanum’s collapse


Arsenal have confirmed that after intensive testing following Frida Maanum’s collapse in the course of the Conti Cup remaining on Sunday, “no apparent cardiac causes” have been discovered.

The Norwegian midfielder collapsed off the ball within the fifth minute of stoppage time throughout Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Chelsea within the remaining at Molineux. Stina Blackstenius scored the one aim of the match within the 116th minute.

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“She has undergone intensive testing and help from our medical group at Arsenal,” a press release from the membership learn. “The check outcomes have been reviewed by two main cardiologists and there aren’t any apparent cardiac causes discovered from these thorough investigations to this point.

“Frida has subsequently had a monitoring system fitted to document her coronary heart operate and can now bear a progressive return to coach protocol.

“As soon as Frida has been monitored for a full one-week interval, her regular coaching will likely be carefully reviewed and monitored, earlier than a call will likely be made on her returning to play.”

Maanum was attributable to report back to worldwide responsibility with Norway on Monday forward of their Euros 2025 qualifying video games towards Finland and the Netherlands.

The membership confirmed that the 24-year-old won’t be becoming a member of up with the Norway nationwide group throughout this break.

Shortly after she was stretchered off the pitch on Sunday, a spokesperson for the membership instructed ESPN that Maanum was “acutely aware, speaking and in a steady situation.”

The 77-cap worldwide didn’t go to the hospital and travelled again to London with the group after the sport. Maanum will stay with Arsenal to proceed her restoration.