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Burnley vs Arsenal: injury news, available squad and pre-match analysis

Ernest Sunday
By Ernest Sunday

Freelance sports writer with great passion for football, Academic content writer and Lifestyle Blogger

Complete pre-match analysis, injury news, available squad and all news update ahead of the weekend Premier League match between Burnley and Arsenal

Complete analysis of Burnley's match against Arsenal

Arsenal head into the 2021 Premier League match week five with a visit to Turf Moor stadium against Burnley on Saturday at 03:00 pm. Mikel Arteta's team will be hoping to grab their second Premier League win after winning promoted club Norwich City 1-0 in their last week's Premier League match.

Arteta's team lost their three opening Premier League matches before winning against Norwich City on Saturday, September 11, 2021, and will be hoping to get their second win against Burnley.

On the other hand, Arsenal's Sartuday host Burnley has failed to win their four Premier League games in 2021. The club has already lost three matches and drawn one out of their four games.

Burnley's manager Sean Dyche will be hoping to get his first win in the 2021 Premer League game against Arsenal on Saturday afternoon.

Despite playing four games without a win, Sean Dyche signed a four-year contract extension with Burnley yesterday. The manager will be hoping to repair the club's faith in him by trying all his best to get his first win against Arsenal.

Arsenal's striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored his first Premier League goal last week and will be hoping to score another one this week

Burnley vs Arsenal: Head to Head (H2H)

Below is Burnley's head-to-head against Arsenal in the Premier League

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Burnley

18

2

3

13

Arsenal

18

13

3

2

Burnley injury news ahead of the match against Arsenal

Ahead of Saturday's game against Arsenal, Sean Dyche welcomes defender Nathan Collins who missed out on the Irland world cup qualification through injury.

The manager confirmed that defender Kevin Long would miss the game against Arsenal even after playing full time for Burnley last week.

Connor Roberts is doubtful ahead of the game, and Dale Stephens will miss Saturday's match.

Burnley's available squad against Arsenal

These are Burnley's squad list available for the game against Arsenal:

Nick Pope, Will Norris, Wayne Hennessey, Matthew Lowton, Charlie Taylor, James Tarkowski, Ben Mee, Erik Pieters, Maxwell Cornet, Connor Roberts (doubtful), Phil Bardsley and Jack Cork.

Ashley Westwood, Josh Brownhill, Dwight McNeil, Jóhann Berg Gudmundsson, Aaron Lennon, Chris Wood, Jay Rodríguez, Ashley Barnes and Matej Vydra.

Burnley's winger Gudmundsson has vowed to make it difficult for Arsenal when the visit Turf Moor on Saturday

Arsenal's injury news ahead of the match against Burnley

Arsenal will be heading to Turf Moor without midfielder Mohamed Elneny and defender Rob Holding. Also, Granit Xhaka will miss Saturday's game due to the red card he got against Manchester City.

Defensive midfielder Thomas Partey has trained with Arsenal's squad this week after returning from injury but might miss the game against Burnley. The manager said he would decide what is best for the Ghanaian international.

Arsenal's available squad against Burnley

Rúnar Rúnarsson, Leno, Ramsdale, Tierney, Ben White, Gabriel, Cédric Soares, Nuno Tavares, Chambers, Kolasinac, Saka B, Ødegaard, Maitland-Niles, Thomas Partey (doubtful), Lokonga, Xhaka, Martinelli, Lacazette, Aubameyang, Pepe, Edward Nketiah, and Emile Smith-Rowe