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Arsenal boss Unai Emery reveals he is adapting his intense training sessions

Arsenal boss Unai Emery reveals he is adapting his intense training sessions

Emery's side are also in the last 32 of the Europa League where they will face BATE Borisov over two legs next month.

The Gunners boss has admitted he has reduced the workload of some of his players to ensure they are in good shape going into the business end of the season.

Still, the deal does not remain straightforward for the Gunners, given they are unlikely to be able to discuss a permanent move for the attacker in the current transfer window.

Emery is also expected to be quizzed on Arsenal's pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez as he bids to bolster his squad in January.

The club is seemingly short of funds and this week, a number of reports have claimed that the Gunners can only sign players on loan in this January window, something which Unai Emery confirmed.

When asked whether he would give players a break or make changes to his training regime, Emery answered: 'We are doing that.

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He told Arsenal's official website: "I think the most important thing for me is hard work and that day-to-day learning. At the moment, I haven't got any news".

"We can only sign players later on".

Arsenal's transfer strategy in recent seasons has seen players run down their contract and leave for free, the latest being midfielder Aaron Ramsey who is set to join Juventus in the close season after failing to agree a new deal.

"I know the club is working on possibilities of which players can help us with big performances like we need now".

Arsenal will move level with four-placed Chelsea with a victory over West Ham United in Saturday's early kick-off.

"His future I respect a lot because he has a very private decision but he is with us every day, and I repeat that I am very happy with him".