Arsenal stars reveal Mkhitaryan inspiration ahead of Chelsea Europa League showdown

“Of course, we’re disappointed he’s not here,” said the Swiss. “But I think we’ve spoken a lot about Micki and politic things.

“It’s time to speak about football and be very good on the pitch.

“We want to give him the trophy when we get back.”

Arsenal hope they’ve stolen a march on Chelsea by arriving in the Azerbaijan capital last Saturday – a full 48 hours before their London rivals.

“We travelled on Saturday night so have had a few days in Baku,” added Xhaka. “We feel very good.

“I don’t know if it’s a positive or a negative to be here but we feel we have prepared very well.”

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