It is unclear if Xhaka will function 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.
‘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 go away 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 a vital recreation within the race for high 4, with the Foxes at present 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 facet and Emery has full confidence in his striker to steer by instance.
‘The first captain is Aubameyang because he is experienced and he has the respect of the dressing room,’ he stated.
‘He was the highest scorer final 12 months within the league and I do know he wants time to take that accountability 100 per cent, however we’ll 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.’