Arsenal has suffered successive defeats in all competitions after falling up last weekend’s 3-2 defeat to Southampton with a 2-0 loss to Tottenham in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.
Burnley have only won one of their last 10 Premier League matches and they start the weekend in the bottom three on goal difference. The Clarets have lost four of their last five away league games.
Arsenal– Sokratis missed last weekend’s 3-2 defeat to Southampton through suspension and will return here. Shkodran Mustafi has also served his suspension but is recovering from a hamstring injury.
Sead Kolasinac and Hector Bellerin failed to recover from injury in time to feature in the midweek Carabao Cup defeat to Tottenham and remain doubts here. Granit Xhaka may be required as a third centre-back.
Mesut Ozil could leave Arsenal next month after Unai Emery’s latest snub and may have to settle for a place on the bench on Saturday. Bet Now
Burnley– Aaron Lennon has undergone knee surgery and is now out for a long period of time.
Steven Defour and Johann Gudmundsson are expected to recover in time to feature against Arsenal.
Robbie Brady picked up a knock against Tottenham last weekend but Sean Dyche is hopeful he will be available for selection here.
Arsenal has won their last 8 matches against Burnley in all competitions.
Arsenal has seen over 2.5 goals in their last 6 home matches against Burnley in all competitions.
Arsenal has kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 7 matches against Burnley in all competitions.
Burnley have failed to score in 5 of their last 7 away matches (Premier League).
Arsenal are undefeated in their last 8 home matches in Premier League.
Burnley have failed to win 10 of their last 11 away matches (Premier League).
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