Emery believes Cech deserves trust, adding he has respect for the former Chelsea shot-stopper.
Asked if he would start Cech ahead of Leno, Emery was quoted by Metro UK as telling reporters on Tuesday: “I respect Cech a lot.
“He is amazing, first as a person and a professional goalkeeper.
“He deserves trust in him, his career says to us he is a gentleman. He can start or cannot start, I am going to decide. How can we not believe in him?
Emery added: “I can speak about Petr Cech a lot, but above all he is a great man, a great professional, his behaviour is amazing and his year here with us is going to be the last match tomorrow because he decided to finish his career.
“And I want to do something important with him. This is my conversation with him. I want to do something important with him in the last moment of his career – playing or not playing.”