Sarri admits the veteran has been affected more than most by the coronavirus impact.
Sarri said, “Gonzalo trained with the team yesterday. He can play a small role in a match, just like (Aaron) Ramsey.
“Pipita's a sensitive player, everything that's happened in his personal life and around the world has affected him.
“Upon returning, he didn't think it was right to restart [the season]. He's an important player for us."