Sweden's Kristoffer Olsson is in action during the UEFA Nations...

Sweden's Kristoffer Olsson is in action during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Slovenia and Sweden at the Stozice stadium in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Thursday, June 2, 2022. Sweden midfielder Kristoffer Olsson has been hospitalized with an acute brain condition after suddenly losing consciousness at home, his Danish club FC Midtjylland said Tuesday, Feb. 27. 2024. Credit: AP/Darko Bandic

HERNING, Denmark — Sweden midfielder Kristoffer Olsson, hospitalized for two weeks with an acute brain condition, is in a stable condition in intensive care, his Danish club said on Thursday.

Doctors will slowly take him off a ventilator, FC Midtjylland said in a statement.

Olsson “has been affected by several small blood clots on both sides of the brain, as a result of an extremely rare inflammatory condition in the vessels of the brain.”

Doctors “experience that Kristoffer is at an increasing level of consciousness,” the club added.

The 28-year-old Olsson lost consciousness at home on Feb. 20 and was transferred to Aarhus University Hospital.

Earlier, the club said the acute disease was not caused by self-harm nor external factors, and was “forced” to release information about Olsson because of “increasing rumors” about his absence from the team.

Olsson has played 47 times for Sweden, most recently against Estonia in November. He joined Midtjylland in 2022 for a second spell, having previously played for Anderlecht in Belgium, Krasnodar in Russia, AIK in Sweden and in the youth teams at English club Arsenal.

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