Arsenal had been determined to offload Mustafi and Emery even publicly advised the German he had to go away as he wouldn’t play if he remained on the Emirates.
Emery revealed that after telling Mustafi he was surplus to necessities, he had one other chat with the 27-year-old.
‘Mustafi decided to be here and when he decided to be here, he’s like every other participant,’ stated Emery.
‘Of course I respect his resolution. When he determined I spoke to him and stated, “You’re one more in the squad, I’m going to work with you as other players”.
‘I don’t know precisely who was in his resolution [to stay], however when he determined to keep right here, it’s one other participant within the squad.’
Mustafi reportedly had affords from Italy, however the window closed with no transfer materilising.
The centre-back is but to make a matchday squad this season and is probably going to be ignored once more this weekend when Arsenal resume membership motion.
Arsenal journey to Watford on Sunday and Mustafi is presently behind Calum Chambers, Sokratis and David Luiz within the centre-back pecking order.
While Mustafi determined to stay at Arsenal, the Gunners did promote a number of high-profile stars, together with Mohamed Elneny, Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal and Alex Iwobi, with Danny Welbeck and Aaron Ramsey leaving on the finish of their contracts.