The forward has been training in Colney with several other team-mates like Arsenal's record £72million signing Nicolas Pepe.
But not today. We want to create a winning mentality but the first today was to work with all the players, to start thinking how we can be better for the first match against Newcastle. The doctors are optimistic and we are going to wait.
"The next few days are going to be important, to see if he can progress with his injury". If he is OK for Sunday, perfect.
As per the Daily Mail, as cited on the Express, the French striker is facing a battle to prove his fitness, while Pepe is not believed to be ready to make his domestic debut. Each day for him [Pepe] and for us is information we can save.
"I like Coutinho as a footballer, but it is another thing that we are interested in him", the Arsenal boss told El Larguero. "We hope it will be a party and everyone ends up happy". For example, Lucas [Torreira], after one week of training today has his first ten minutes.
Arsenal were beaten 2-1 by Barcelona in the Joan Gamper Trophy on Sunday, but Coutinho, who recently returned from the Copa America, was an unused substitute for LaLiga's champions.
That's after Arsenal produced an incredible back-to-front passing move which resulted with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's opener just after the half hour.
There were positives for Emery to take from the game, not least the return to action of Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac after they were caught up in an apparent carjacking attempt, but Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde will have been the happier coach at the final whistle after seeing Suarez fire a late victor.