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Arsenal’s preparations to face Watford have been interrupted by the news that Aaron Ramsey is likely to leave the club either in January or at the end of the season for free.
It was reported earlier in the week Arsenal had withdrawn their offer of a new four-year contract for the Welsh international after failing to reach an agreement with the former Cardiff midfielder.
It is thought that the two parties had come to an agreement, only for the club to rescind their offer this week for unexplained reasons.
Emery has suggested he will continue to pick Ramsey and that he does not expect his levels to drop despite the contract ordeal.
Asked whether off-the-pitch matters would affect his displays, the Arsenal manager responded: “I think not.
“I want to have also the best preparation for him, for his mentality and his quality, to give us our best performance to help us to win.
“We want the control for the three elements – for the club, for the player and for me. For that, my control is tomorrow [with the game against Watford].
“I want to give them the most stability to show us that can be the focused on the performance only and to show us with each match.
“This situation, in the pre-season and now, is the same. I want and we want his best performance. In the football years, I knew and I am going to know the same situation.
“The football career for the players is very short. They are professionals for 10, 12 or 15 years, but not more, and they need to take the best performance and also work very hard in these years for his future and his family’s future.
“I am sure the best for us and the best for him is to take this opportunity to do the best performance each match, to show everyone their best quality.”