Any reinforcements brought in during the January transfer window will only be on a short-term basis. The loss of revenue from not being in Europe's leading... "I can not tell you more". And if they get one, they'll find themselves under the eye of Arsenal's newly-appointed "loans manager".
Asked whether he would consider giving players a break, Emery said: "We are doing that".
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.
Arsenal have already been tipped to pursue the services of Denis Suarez from Barcelona but they are experiencing a similar predicament with the Spanish club wanting a straight-cash deal for the Spaniard.
"I don't know about his situation", said the Gunners boss on Suarez.
"I know the club is working on possibilities of which players can help us with big performances like we need now". Emery said he expects to see the same level of commitment from the 28-year-old when his side travel to West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.
"I respect his decision a lot".
'After one month playing with us, he is coming back by playing three matches in a week.
"But I am happy with every player today, it is really some injuries that didn't help us in the last matches because we struggled with different injuries with the players".
"I want his behaviour and his focus to be on West Ham on Saturday".
Asked if he would make changes to the squad's training schedule ahead of their 32nd game of the season, Emery explained: 'We are doing that.