LIVE: Arsenal vs Burnley – Gunners chase their first Premier League win in FIVE matches to ease pressure on Mikel Arteta… with Leicester also in action against Brighton
- Burnley travel down to London to face Arsenal on Sunday at the Emirates
- Arsenal are winless in their last four games, while Burnley are in the bottom three
- Latest Premier League news, live action and results can be found here
- Premier League table – as it stands
Arsenal welcome Sean Dyche’s Burnley to the Emirates on Sunday evening with the Gunners desperate to end a grim run of form in the Premier League.
Mikel Arteta’s side are 15th in the Premier League, 12 points behind league leaders and fierce rivals Tottenham at kick-off after winning once in their last seven games.
Burnley are in the relegation zone, and even a win against the struggling Gunners wouldn’t be enough to hoist them out of the drop zone on Sunday.
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We’re within 10 minutes of kick-off at the Emirates.
Can either of these strugglers secure a valuable three-points tonight?
Taking on the Arsenal rebuild is one of the toughest jobs in football, and Mikel Arteta – in his first managerial job – looks to be struggling with the burden.
The Spaniard needs a win to ease the pressure and inject some positivity into the Premier League form.
Both teams we’ll see in action tonight are in the bottom four for goal scored this term, with Arsenal netting only 10 and Burnley five, equal with bottom-side Sheffield United.
The clubs’ forward stars are yet to get going, as both sides need a quick turnaround.
Aubameyang: 11 games – 2 goals
Wood: 10 games – 2 goals
Both managers are employing patience with their line-ups, with only one enforced change between the two under-pressure bosses tonight.
Thomas Partey is forced to sit-out injured tonight, with Mohammed Elneny coming into the midfield alongside Granit Xhaka after a goal and impressive performance in the Europa League in midweek.
Good evening and welcome to Sportsmail’s coverage of Arsenal’s home clash with Burnley tonight.
There’s big pressure on both of these sides this season, so we should get an interesting battle.
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