Granit Xhaka tells Arsenal boss Unai Emery he can’t play against Leicester City

Granit Xhaka controls the ball in a training session at Arsenal
Xhaka has not performed since his confrontation with Arsenal followers (Picture: Reuters)

Granit Xhaka has informed Unai Emery he doesn’t really feel he can play against Leicester City on the weekend.

The conflict is Arsenal’s ultimate sport earlier than the two-week worldwide and Xhaka was anticipated to be sidelined once more after being stripped of the captaincy by Emery.

It is unclear if Xhaka will characteristic once more for Arsenal after telling followers to ‘f*** off’, however Emery revealed the midfielder has already informed him he can’t play against Leicester.

‘Not yet,’ Emery replied when requested if Xhaka was able to return.

Unai Emery watches Arsenal training with Granit Xhaka in his eye line
Arsenal play Leicester City on Saturday (Picture: Reuters)

‘I spoke with him on Tuesday for how he is feeling now and his mind because he is training well, but he said to me he can’t play. We are going to attend.’

Xhaka has not performed since his livid outburst on the Emirates and is reportedly eager to depart the membership in Arsenal.



The Swiss worldwide feels let down by Emery and Arsenal’s dealing with of the state of affairs, with Arsenal handing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the armband within the wake of the controversy.

Arsenal face Leicester City in an important sport within the race for high 4, with the Foxes at the moment six factors forward of the Gunners.

Chelsea too have a six-point cushion over Arsenal and Emery might do with a morale boosting efficiency after a dismal few weeks on the Emirates.

Aubameyang will captain the aspect and Emery has full confidence in his striker to steer by instance.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang roars in celebration after scoring a goal for Arsenal
Aubameyang is the brand new Arsenal captain (Picture: Getty)

‘The first captain is Aubameyang because he is experienced and he has the respect of the dressing room,’ he mentioned.

‘He was the highest scorer final 12 months within the league and I do know he wants time to take that duty 100 per cent, however we are going to assist him.

‘Every player will support every captain (Aubameyang, Hector Bellerin, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette) and we are going to support him as first captain.’

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