Burnley vs Arsenal team news and analysis ahead of their meeting at the turf moor stadium later today (15:00) for their premier league week 5 game .
With both teams sitting at 19th and 17th position respectively in t premier league table , both sides will be looking to move further upward of the league table by taking all as stake three point.
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Ahead of the game , both teams managers has given an updates on their team news , here we go
Burnley vs Arsenal Team News
· Long-term absentee Dale Stephens remains unavailable through injury
· Nathan Collins returned home early from international duty – he missed the match at Goodison Park but could be set to return to the squad
· New signing Connor Roberts is still recovering from summer surgery on his groin – he played 45 minutes in a behind-closed-doors game against Port Vale on Tuesday
· Kevin Long played 90 minutes in that training ground game and is getting closer to a return
· Ivory Coast international Maxwel Cornet may make his Burnley debut .
Arsenal Team News
· Swiss international midfielder Granit Xhaka is suspended after his sending off last month at the Etihad
· Former Bolton Wanderers defender Rob Holding may miss the game with a bruised knee
· Mohamed Elneny has a hamstring strain and Saturday’s game may come too early for him
· Former Sheffield United and Bournemouth goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale made his Premier League debut for Arsenal in that win over the Canaries.
· Former Ahletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey came off the bench against Norwich – he is working his way back from an ankle injury and may start.
· New Zealand international striker Chris Wood is set make his 150th appearance for Burnley – his first game was in the EFL Cup against Blackburn Rovers in August 2017.
· Defender Charlie Taylor celebrates his 28th birthday on Saturday
· Burnley’s last top-flight home win over Arsenal came in December 1973 when goals from Ray Hankin and Colin Waldron gave them a 2-1 win over the Gunners – John Radford scored for Bertie Mee’s side.
· Arsenal skipper Aubameyang has scored eight goals against Burnley – only Jimmy Brain (12) has scored more for the Gunners in this fixture.