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Victor Lindelof ‘has had to wear a heart monitor for two days’ after he was forced off with breathing issues in Man United’s win at Norwich, reveals his wife, but ‘everything seems to be OK’ as he rests and waits on test results

  • Victor Lindelof was forced off during Manchester United’s clash with Norwich
  • The Swedish defender appeared to be clutching at his chest as he left the pitch
  • His wife Maja Nilsson Lindelof has revealed he is currently on a heart monitor  











Victor Lindelof is wearing a heart monitor and undegoing ‘a lot of tests’ after he was forced to leave Manchester United‘s clash against Norwich with breathing difficulties.

The United defender was treated at the side of the pitch by the club’s medical staff, and was forced to be substituted as he appeared to be clutching at his chest.

His wife Maja Nilsson Lindelof has now revealed that the Sweden international is still undergoing treatment.

Maja Nilsson Lindelof (right) has revealed her husband Victor (left) appears to be 'OK' after suffering breathing difficulties on Saturday

Maja Nilsson Lindelof (right) has revealed her husband Victor (left) appears to be ‘OK’ after suffering breathing difficulties on Saturday

The Man Utd defender is having his heart monitored following his health scare against Norwich

The Man Utd defender is having his heart monitored following his health scare against Norwich

Lindelof is currently wearing a heart monitor at home, and has undergone several tests to determine the cause of his discomfort.

And his wife opened up about the ordeal in her blog for Elle, describing the sight of her husband doubled over as ‘incredibly uncomfortable’.

Writing her blog, Maja explained: ‘It was a scary match to watch and Victor was very cut up afterwards. 

Maja (right) described the whole situation on Saturday evening as 'incredibly uncomfortable'

Maja (right) described the whole situation on Saturday evening as ‘incredibly uncomfortable’

‘Yesterday he did a lot of tests and has a heart monitor on for two days to make sure everything is OK. 

[It was] Incredibly uncomfortable, especially when I did not get hold of him, which I always manage to. 

‘It was a long time before I got hold of someone on the team who updated me. 

‘Everything seems to be OK as luck would have it and we are waiting for answers to the last tests that will end tomorrow.’

Worried United team-mates rushed to the Swedish defender’s aid when he dropped to his haunches under no pressure during the clash at Carrow Road on Saturday.

Medics also raced on to the pitch as the stricken Lindelof pointed to his chest, complaining that he was struggling to breathe.

One team-mate, David de Gea, said it brought memories of the Euros flooding back when Denmark’s Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest at Euro 2020 on the pitch as Denmark played Finland. 

The Spain international also reference Sergio Aguero, who is expected to announce his retirement this week after he collapsed on the field while playing for Barcelona.  

‘We’ve seen some players who are feeling unwell,’ he told Sky Sports afterwards.

‘We’ve already seen Eriksen, Aguero, so it’s difficult to see your player acting like this. It was better to change. I hope he’s completely fine. The game, the football doesn’t matter. It’s life, to be safe.’

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