Some breaking Burnley news ahead of the game: Phil Bardsley has signed a new contract. The 35-year-old full-back stays at Turf Moor until the end of next season.

One change for Burnley. Johann Berg Gudmundsson comes in for the hamstrung Jack Cork.

Arsenal make five changes. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard, Thomas Partey and Calum Chambers replace Alexandre Lacazette, Nicolas Pepe, Emile Smith Rowe, Mohamed Elneny and Cedric Soares. Smith Rowe (hip) and Soares miss out altogether.

Burnley: Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Gudmundsson, Westwood, Brownhill, McNeil, Vydra, Wood.
Subs: Brady, Peacock-Farrell, Stephens, Rodriguez, Pieters, Bardsley, Long, Dunne, Benson.

Arsenal: Leno, Chambers, Luiz, Pablo Mari, Tierney, Thomas, Xhaka, Saka, Odegaard, Willian, Aubameyang.
Subs: Bellerin, Gabriel, Ceballos, Lacazette, Holding, Pepe, Elneny, Ryan, Martinelli.

Both of these teams are coming off the back of a promising showing against Leicester City. On Wednesday evening, Burnley, rebounding from a trouncing at Spurs, were more than deserving of a point against the Champions League hopefuls. As for Arsenal, they responded to going behind at the King Power last Sunday with a highly impressive three-goal salvo for the win.

Sean Dyche’s men were the ones most in need of a boost. They’ve only tasted victory in one of their last eight games, and are still nervously looking over their shoulder at the relegation places. They could do with completing a league double over Arsenal for the first time since 1963, having won 1-0 at the Emirates back in December, Granit Xhaka needlessly getting himself sent off, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang putting past his own keeper.

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