Speaking at a press conference ahead of our Europa League game with Vitoria, our head coach clarified the make-up of our leadership group.
Read on for what Emery told the media:
on leaving Granit Xhaka out of the squad...
UE - Again, we can do one step more with him. He's not here today but also I think we need to take time with him, first to protect him and also to be calm and training with us every day. But I was speaking with him this morning and also I decided he's not one of the captains in our group and I decided that and I told him this morning.