Arsenal Officially Announce Midfielder’s Emirates Stadium Departure

Talented young midfielder completes permanent move away from Arsenal…

With the deal all but finalised last month, Arsenal have now officially announced the departure of talented young midfielder Kristoffer Olsson.

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The 19-year-old has completed a permanent move to Danish side FC Midtjylland, the club he has been on loan at since the start of the 2014/15 season.

Olsson showed plenty of promise at Arsenal, and at one point looked capable of breaking into the first team. With a host of talented midfielders ahead of him in the pecking order however, the Swedish international has had to look elsewhere for regular football.

With a League Cup win against West Bromwich Albion last season his sole senior appearance for the Gunners, he has looked likely to be let go for a while now.

Arsenal have struggled with injuries to a number of key midfielders this season, with Aaron Ramsey, Jack Wilshere, Mikel Arteta, and Mathieu Flamini all sidelined at the same time. Arsene Wenger may be letting a number of fringe players go this January, with a view to bringing in some more experienced players to make up the numbers.

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