Granit Xhaka has been excluded from Arsenal's squad to face Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday because of his 'emotions', according to Gunners boss Unai Emery.
The Swiss reacted angrily to jeers from the Emirates Stadium crowd as he made his way off of the pitch during his side's 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace on Sunday. He has been targeted by a large section of the fan-base following a frustrating start to the season, with supporters criticising the captain after the club stumbled to four draws and two losses in their first ten top-flight matches.
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Emery and his tactics have also been attacked by Arsenal fans, his regular selection of Xhaka in lineups leaving many perplexed, given the skipper's indifferent form in the early months of 2019/20.
Speaking ahead of the Wolves clash about the 27-year-old's absence, the coach stated (as quoted by the Mirror): "
"Our objective is to win [on Saturday], connect with the people and for the supporters to respond to us, and help us in the 90 minutes.
Source : 90min