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Arsenal will face Huddersfield over the weekend having played a 2-2 draw in midweek clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Mesut Ozil is set to be ruled out of Arsenal’s home clash against Huddersfield on Saturday as he continues to struggle with a back injury.
The 30-year-old midfielder has missed the past four matches, having been left out for the win at Bournemouth before suffering back spasms which ruled him out of the Europa League clash against Vorskla Poltava, Sunday’s win over Tottenham and draw at Manchester United.
Aaron Ramsey appears to be a major doubt after being forced off at half-time with a twisted ankle.
Providing an update on Holding’s injury, Emery was quoted saying after the match: “It was the worst news for us.
Emery added: “He had a backache and now he’s working with one physio. We’re going to look when he can come with us.”
Holding was stretchered off with what Emery described as a “big” knee injury and is being assessed at London Colney to determine the extent of the damage.
Laurent Koscielny could come into the squad, after twice playing for Arsenal Under-23s, either on Saturday or next week against Qarabag in the Europa League.
Emery said: “The 18 can be for Saturday and also we are doing one plan with him, maybe he can play against Qarabag.
“He’s working with us every day in training and playing in the under-23s with a good feeling. The next step, I think, is with us.”