The Danish FA have confirmed that Christian Eriksen will have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (IDC) inserted following his cardiac arrest over the weekend.
The Denmark midfielder was rushed to a Copenhagen hospital after he collapsed during his nation’s Euro 2020 opener vs Finland.
Eriksen’s condition has stabilised in recent days, with tests continuing to check if there were any abnormalities that could have caused the issue.
The DBU have now confirmed that he will have an IDC fitted as per international medical advice.
The statement reads: “After Christian has been through different heart examinations it has been decided that he should have an ICD (heart starter). This device is necessary after a cardiac attack due to rhythm disturbances.
“Christian has accepted the solution and the plan has moreover been confirmed by specialists nationally and internationally who all recommend the same treatment.
“We encourage everybody to give Christian and his family peace and privacy the following time.”
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