Burnley News


News headlines as they happen, covering everything about Burnley FC including transfers, interviews, injuries, fixtures and more.

Premier League stats: Man City penalty woes & Aubameyang's goal return Plus, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang delivered his Sunday best, Dwight McNeil continues to show plenty of promise and why Diogo Jota puts the consistent in inconsistent. BBC Sport takes a look at the weekend's key Premier League statistics.

The changes Newcastle United are now considering ahead of crucial Burnley fixture Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce admits it could be time to try something different ahead of the visit of Burnley to St James' Park.

No red cards but lots of tackles. How Burnley make sure they… Arsenal are the worst offenders in the FA Fair Play league but Burnley have control over their players…

Chris Wood injury update with Burnley striker in line for Newcastle return CHRIS Wood could make his Burnley return for the trip to Newcastle on Saturday.

It's a bleak picture for Eddie Howe at Bournemouth after VAR farce Bournemouth goalkeeping coach Neil Moss was sent off after attempting to show fourth official Tony Harrington a replay during a VAR farce that overshadowed Burnley's victory.

JAMIE REDKNAPP: VAR is a laughing stock for fans and Premier League JAMIE REDKNAPP: We look at VAR as if it's the oracle but in reality it's one man, sat behind a bank of screens at Stockley Park, offering his opinion. It's not matter of fact - it's subjective.

IAN LADYMAN: We have more reason than ever to cherish Bobby Charlton IAN LADYMAN: Lamenting this week of the passing of Harry Gregg, I found myself thinking about Sir Bobby Charlton and, in turn, the 1966 World Cup final.

Wolves and Burnley will battle Sheffield United for Leeds hero Kalvin Phillips Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips is being chased by Sheffield United, Wolves and Burnley.

Report: Middlesbrough set £25m asking price for player as Burnley plot move Dael Fry could become the latest defender to swap Middlesbrough for Burnley. Middlesbrough want £25 million for Dael Fry as Burnley plot a move for the centre-back, according to The Sun. The newspaper claims Middlesbrough are hoping to cash in on Fry and may demand extras on top of said fee.

Matej Vydra’s all-round display delights Burnley boss Sean Dyche Matej Vydra’s all-round performance pleased Burnley boss Sean Dyche as the striker made it two goals in two games in the win over Bournemouth.

Burnley 3-0 Bournemouth: Sean Dyche unflappable as Clarets push for Europe Burnley can be up and down, hot and cold, but all the while their manager Sean Dyche remains good humoured and dispassionate.

Sheffield United 'ready to make £20m move for Kalvin Phillips' Sheffield United are the latest club to show an interest in Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips, according to The Sun.

New date for Burnley v Rovers Premier League Cup tie Rovers will face Burnley in the Premier League Cup on Tuesday afternoon after their group game was rescheduled.

U23s' Clash With Rovers Gets New Date Burnley's U23 Premier League Cup tie with Blackburn Rovers will be played next Tuesday at Oldham Athletic.

Gallery: Burnley v Bournemouth A selection of shots from the Clarets' 3-0 home win over Bournemouth at Turf Moor.

Dyche: VAR Got It Right Sean Dyche was delighted as his side came out on top in an “anomaly” of a game dominated by VAR.

McNeil Is Turf's 'Goal-den' Boy Dwight McNeil was delighted to light up Turf Moor once more as he ended his long wait for a goal in stunning style.

REPORT: Burnley 3 Bournemouth 0 It was a VAR day at Turf Moor – Vydra and Rodriguez, with a bit of boy wonder Dwight McNeil thrown in!

History Czech: the imports who marked the Premier League scoresheet With Mbwana Samatta's league debut for Aston Villa on February 1 adding Tanzania to the already 110-strong list of FIFA nations to have been represented in the Premier League, it is fair to say that foreign exports have played a key part in shaping the top tier of English football over the last three decades.

Burnley's decision to retain £11m reported Rangers and Nottingham Forest target Matej Vydra now justified Rangers and Nottingham Forest were linked with Burnley's Matej Vydra. Reported Rangers and Nottingham Forest target Matej Vydra scored again on Saturday as Burnley defeated Bournemouth 3-0 in the Premier League. Vydra, who cost Burnley £11 million from Derby County, almost left in January.

Eddie Howe's VAR verdict after Bournemouth's defeat at Burnley Eddie Howe admitted Bournemouth "fell apart a little bit mentally" after being denied an equaliser and simultaneously having a penalty…

Sean Dyche has his say on key VAR calls in Burnley's win over Bournemouth SEAN Dyche backed both key VAR calls as Burnley ran out 3-0 winners over Bournemouth at Turf Moor.

Burnley 3-0 Bournemouth: VAR dominates as Cherries denied two goals JACK GAUGHAN AT TURF MOOR: Again, you left a ground feeling disenchanted. Eddie Howe felt decidedly worse, wearing the look of someone about to burst into tears.

Burnley 3 Bournemouth 0 It was a VAR day at Turf Moor - Vydra and Rodriguez, with a bit of boy wonder Dwight McNeil thrown in! View a Printer Friendly version of this Story. Matej Vydra and Jay Rodriguez got the opening two goals as the Clarets set up a fourth win in five games to climb up to eighth place in the Premier League.

VAR disallows Bournemouth equaliser to award Burnley a penalty VAR's latest farce has seen a Bournemouth goal ruled out and a penalty given to Burnley for a handball earlier in the build up. Harry Wilson thought he had equalised, finishing off an incisive attack.

Burnley 3-0 Bournemouth The win moves Burnley up to eighth, while Bournemouth, who will rue those VAR decisions, stay 16th and are just two points above the relegation zone.

VAR thwarts Bournemouth at every turn as Dwight McNeil seals Burnley win Burnley beat Bournemouth 3-0 at Turf Moor in a game of repeat VAR interventions, including an equaliser for the visitors being chalked off in favour of a penalty for Burnley, scored by Jay Rodriguez.

Premier League - Southampton vs Aston Villa: Live score updates Southampton earned victory over Aston Villa while Bournemouth were thrashed at Burnley, Crystal Palace overcame Newcastle and Sheffield United.

How Burnley’s players rated in their 3-0 win against Bournemouth Burnley made four wins in their last five Premier League games with an eventful victory over Bournemouth.

Burnley 0-0 Bournemouth live Premier League updates Burnley host Bournemouth at Turf Moor looking to continue their fine recent Premier League form.

Howe physically and mentally prepared for Turf return EDDIE Howe says his side will have to be prepared ‘physically and mentally’ for their clash against Burnley are Turf Moor this afternoon.

Natalie Bromley: It's been an odd season but now it's all to play for… WHAT an odd week to be a Burnley fan. Actually, scrap that. What an odd season to be a Burnley fan.

How friendly competition is driving Burnley pair on WINGER Dwight McNeil says he is benefitting from the wit, and wisdom, of Ashley Westwood.

'We’d be ready': Burnley's Dwight McNeil eyes second European adventure DWIGHT McNeil believes Burnley would be better equipped for European football should the opportunity present itself again.

Clarets Dedicate Bournemouth Fixture to Mental Health Burnley's Premier League fixture against AFC Bournemouth at Turf Moor this weekend will be dedicated to mental health awareness.

McNeil Still Blossoming After Cherries Bow Dwight McNeil has come a long way in a short space of time as he prepares to face Bournemouth again.

New Kick-Off Time For Anfield Trip The Clarets’ game at Premier League leaders Liverpool has been given a new kick-off time for live television coverage.

Dyche: Bournemouth Preview Sean Dyche feels vindicated by his insistence that Burnley were close to turning the corner, ahead of their stunning return to form.

Quiz: Name the team which thrashed Burnley on this day in 2011! The official West Ham United website with news, tickets, shop, live match commentary, highlights, fixtures, results, tables, player profiles, West Ham TV and more…

Burnley v Bournemouth Team News The Clarets have propelled themselves into European contention after picking up 10 points from their last four games and will fancy their chances of extending that run further given they have won each of their last three meetings with Bournemouth, including a 1-0 triumph at the Vitality Stadium in December.

PREVIEW: Burnley v AFC Bournemouth The Clarets head back to Turf Moor for the first time in three weeks looking to extend their unbeaten run and possibly climb as high as eighth in the Premier League table.

MATCH GUIDE: Burnley v Bournemouth Please see below information if you are coming to the game: TICKETS There are still tickets available to purchase for home supporters. These can be purchased at the Turf Moor ticket office from 9:15am until kick off.

Burnley v Bournemouth: match preview Burnley will want to capitalise on Bournemouth’s dire away record to continue their brilliant run since January.

Burnley v Bournemouth @vksparks: Both sides have found some much-needed form after a run of four straight league defeats - but while Burnley have pulled well clear of trouble, Bournemouth are still in real danger. Eddie Howe has tended to come off worst against his old side since leaving them to return to Bournemouth in 2012, with a certain Mr Dyche replacing him.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche backs Matej Vydra to solve striker crisis Burnley boss Sean Dyche has backed in-form Matej Vydra to solve his side's striker crisis and boost their push for a Europa League place. Vydra came on as a substitute to snatch a stunning winner at Southampton last weekend and could be rewarded with his first Premier League start of the season at home to Bournemouth on Saturday.

Burnley v Bournemouth likely line-ups, referee, odds and all you need to know BURNLEY host Bournemouth on Saturday looking to continue their recent fine Premier League form.

How patience paid off for Burnley striker Matej Vydra THEY say that patience is a virtue and in Matej Vydra’s case, he’s had to be more patient than most to get his chance.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche backs Matej Vydra to be more than one-hit wonder SEAN Dyche insists he has faith in his front men, whatever the combination.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v This Country stars Daisy May and Charlie Cooper Jose Mourinho knee-slide. Burnley v Bournemouth. Like Mourinho, Eddie Howe is going back to his old club this weekend. His Bournemouth side badly need a win, but I don't think they will get one. Burnley are in form - they have taken 10 points from the last 12 available - and they are at home too, so I would back them to carry on their good run.

TICKETS: Manchester City v Burnley Tickets for the match at the Etihad stadium will go on sale on priority release this Saturday.

Long-Term Goal For JBG Sean Dyche hopes Johann Berg Gudmundsson can enjoy an injury-free run-in to the season once he makes it back into the Clarets’ line-up.

Pope Hopes To 'Clean Up' Nick Pope is chasing a personal best and a new club record as the Clarets aim to keep it clean.

Grounded Dyche says Clarets ready for Cherries challenge ClubCall.com Burnley Grounded Dyche says Clarets ready for Cherries challenge.

2019-20 Premier League - Burnley vs Bournemouth Preview & Prediction When does Burnley vs Bournemouth kick off? Saturday 22nd February, 2020 - 15:00. Where is Burnley vs Bournemouth being played? Turf Moor. What TV channel is Burnley vs Bournemouth on in the UK? This match will not be televised live in the UK. Where can I stream Burnley vs Bournemouth in the UK?

Ashley Westwood interview: 'I've never known anything like the Burnley dressing room - the camaraderie is like a Sunday League team' As the conversation turns to the subject of grass and gardening, Ashley Westwood's face lights up. "I was laughing during the winter break the other week," Westwood says. "There are all these pictures of Premier League players on holiday in Dubai and other exotic places and I'm there at the bottom of my garden digging up bushes with Rebecca.

Burnley coach Steve Stone back in work after investigation STEVE Stone is back in work after an independent investigation conducted by Burnley, following reports of bullying, concluded.

Offside rule proposals: Burnley manager Sean Dyche disagrees with potential change to laws Burnley manager Sean Dyche says he does not agree with proposals to change the offside law under VAR. The former Burnley boss has no problem with the current law and does not believe changing it will benefit the game. Arsene Wenger, FIFA chief of global football development, proposed a law change which benefits the attacking player.

U23s' Cup Derby Called Off The Under-23s’ Premier League Cup tie against Blackburn Rovers scheduled for Thursday afternoon has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at Morecambe’s Globe Arena.

Date Set For Youth Cup Quarter-Final The Clarets will play their FA Youth Cup quarter-final at Manchester City on Wednesday, 4 March.

Burnley PL Cup clash postponed Rovers' Premier League Cup group game away to Burnley has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. The fixture, due to take place at 1pm on Thursday 20th February at Morecambe FC's Globe Arena will now be rearranged after a pitch inspection took place on Wednesday afternoon.

West Ham v Aston Villa and six other final-day Premier League matches that could matter the most This clash of claret and blues looks like it could be the most important of all the final-day games at the moment, with both clubs placed either side of the relegation precipice. Villa are one point better off than the Hammers, who have a game in hand.

SHOP: You Can Now Personalise Gifts and Souvenirs In Store The Turf Moor Clarets Store has welcomed a brand new 'Personalisation Station', making it ideal to buy custom Clarets gifts.

Jensen aims to follow in namesake's footsteps YOUNG goalkeeper Lukas Jensen is aiming to follow in the footsteps of his namesake and become Burnley's number one.

Southampton and Burnley keen on Oxford United's former Cheltenham Town loan defender The 23-year-old has been in fine form for League One promotion chasers Oxford United this season, attracting the attention of several top flight and Championship teams. Dickie first appeared for Cheltenham during the 2015/16 National League title-winning season, during which he scored a hat-trick in the FA Trophy.

On This Day: Lincoln land huge FA Cup shock So Sean Raggett's 89th-minute header for Lincoln should be added to the collection as it was he who turned out to be the hero on a dank but delightful day in East Lancashire for Lincoln, who progressed via a shock 1-0 win. The fact it was Danny Cowley's side's only effort on target in the whole game mattered little.

21Digital wins Burnley FC contract 21Digital has won a contract to design a website for Burnley FC's latest initiative. By Official Appointment is designed to bring companies and fans together to generate more business. The website will promote membership benefits to firms in the Burnley area and facilitate signs-ups and enquiries about the scheme.

Sean Dyche hails Burnley belief after recent revival BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche was thrilled to see his players extend their unbeaten Premier League run to four games and register back-to-back away wins…

New Dates For U23 Fixtures Last week's postponed game with Birmingham to be played in March, with Cardiff fixture put back two weeks.

Confidence In Safe Hands With Pope Nick Pope says confidence is key as the Clarets keep their season an ‘open book’.

Burnley loanees battle is out as Grimsby face Morecambe IT WAS the battle of the Burnley loanees on Saturday when Grimsby Town took on Morecambe.

U23s' Match Postponed Burnley's Professional Development League clash with Leeds United this afternoon has been postponed.

Clarets To Plant Over 2,000 Trees Burnley FC is delighted to announce that over 2,000 trees are to be planted following the hugely successful launch of the ‘Evergreen’ initiative.

Seven things we learned from the Premier League this weekend With Storm Dennis sweeping the country, this proved a tricky weekend for the Premier League clubs returning from their two-week winter break. Sportsmail breaks down all that we learned.

Ashley Westwood's verdict on Burnley's recent revival ASHLEY Westwood has praised the ‘phenomenal’ character among the Burnley squad after coming away from Southampton with three vital points.

U23: Burnley fixture postponed Leeds United's Under-23s Professional Development fixture today against Burnley has been postponed following inclement weather. Carlos Corberan's side were due to take on the Clarets in a top of the table clash at Tameside Stadium. A new date for this fixture will be announced in due course..

Dyche claims team talk done for him by Southampton programme ClubCall.com Burnley Dyche claims team talk done for him by Southampton programme.

Premier League, Championship and Europe: weekend talking points Arsenal look stronger at the back, Saints may regret some of match programme content and QPR bring the excitement.

Programme insults and Matej Vydra magic inspire buoyant Burnley When facing Burnley, the last thing you want to do is give them extra motivation. Unwittingly, Southampton did just that with an article in their match programme. Left-back Charlie Taylor was a particular target.

Rain: We Will Grow Stronger Every Week Defender Matty Rain believes the youngsters stepping up to the U23s will 'grow stronger' game by game, as the Clarets host Leeds United on Monday afternoon.

'I've been waiting so long': Matej Vydra reignites Burnley career Matej Vydra admitted he had been waiting a long time for his starring moment in Burnley’s win at Southampton.

The battle of the Burnley loanees, and other Grimsby Town moments missed vs Morecambe Considering Phillips also got on the scoresheet, it ended all-square in the Burnley battle - although Town's win means their duo will get bragging rights when they head back to Turf Moor in the summer! Given the conditions, Saturday's win was almost the perfect performance.

REPORT: Burnley U18s 2 Crewe Alexandra U18s 3 The young Clarets suffered their first defeat in four matches, after falling to a 3-2 defeat against Crewe at the Barnfield Training Centre.

Roker Roundup: Burnley striker has loan cut short so he can join Sunderland on trial Burnley striker Will Harris has seen his loan spell at Warrington Town cut short so he can join up with Sunderland on trial.

Gallery: Southampton v Burnley A selection of pictures from Andy Ford from the 2-1 win at St Mary's.

Dyche hails Vydra and huge Burnley win It earned Burnley all three points after Ashley Westwood's second-minute opener, directly from a corner, had been cancelled out by ex-Clarets forward Danny Ings. "The players here know and respect the people who are not playing because they know when they come in, they have got to be ready and they are," Dyche added.

Czech Mates! Matej Vydra was given a rousing reception by his Clarets team-mates after becoming the hero of the hour at Southampton.

Matej Vydra hailed by Sean Dyche after Southampton stunner Sean Dyche praised Burnley substitute Matej Vydra for providing the big moment they needed to win 2-1 at Southampton.

REPORT: Southampton 1 Burnley 2 Not even Storm Dennis could blow the Clarets off course as Matej Vydra proved the hero of the hour.

Vydra: I'm So Happy It was cometh the hour cometh the man as Matej Vydra came off the bench to send the Clarets storming into the top half of the Premier League.

Southampton 1-2 Burnley: Matej Vydra goal gives visitors victory STEVE STAMMERS AT ST MARY'S: Just one minute and forty seconds. That's how long it took for Storm Dennis to make its presence felt at St Mary's Stadium.

Southampton 1 Burnley 2 Not even Storm Dennis could blow the Clarets off course as Matej Vydra proved the Clarets' unlikely hero. View a Printer Friendly version of this Story. Vydra hadn't found the net since September, 2018 but came off the bench to score a stunning winner which lifted Burnley into the top half of the table on the back of a third victory in four games.

Southampton 1-2 Burnley The Clarets were looking for a repeat performance from the 3-0 success they enjoyed against the same opposition at Turf Moor in their opening game of the Premier League season. And it was the visitors who got off to the perfect start in the most bizarre fashion when Westwood found the back of the net after just three minutes direct from a corner.

Southampton 1-2 Burnley: Premier League – as it happened Minute-by-minute report: Matej Vydra came off the bench to win it for Burnley on a stormy afternoon by the Solent. Scott Murray was watching.

Matej Vydra’s magic moment gives Burnley victory over Southampton Matej Vydra’s second-half strike was enough to give Burnley a 2-1 win over Southampton at St Mary’s.

Ings mocked on social media for allowing Burnley to score from corner Danny Ings played for Burnley between 2011 and 2015. And the English striker gave his former side a present when he allowed Ashley Westwood's corner to curl past him into the net.

Southampton vs Burnley Premier League LIVE: Follow all the action HERE The early kick-off sees 13th-placed Southampton host 11th-placed Burnley with both teams level on 31 points. Follow all the action from St Mary's as it unfolds with Sportsmail's OLLIE LEWIS.

Watch Live: Southampton v. Burnley Sadio Mane's late winner off the bench withstood VAR to keep Liverpool's unbeaten league season in tact with a 1-0 win over Norwich City at Carrow Road on Saturday. The goal, Mane's 100th in England, gives Liverpool a 25-point lead atop the Premier League table, second-place Man City holding a game-in-hand.

MATCH GUIDE: Southampton v Burnley Information for all supporters travelling to St Mary's Stadium ahead of the game on Saturday 15th February, 3pm KO: TRAVELLING TO THE STADIUM PLEASE NOTE: Due to the adverse weather conditions, please double check your travel arrangements with the providers you are using.

Jay Rodriguez is living his Ian Wright dream at boyhood club Burnley EXCLUSIVE: The former Southampton and West Brom striker has returned to where it all began and is enjoying life at Turf Moor.

Cork The Claret! Jack Cork will reach another Burnley milestone on Saturday and hopes there are more to come on his Turf Moor journey.

Dyche: Jack's A Corker! SEAN Dyche paid tribute to Jack Cork ahead of the midfielder’s 150th league appearance for the club.

Southampton v Burnley: match preview Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse may return from injury to face Burnley at St Mary’s Stadium.

Jack Cork reveals he convinced Southampton to snap up Jay Rodriguez JACK Cork has revealed he played a key role in Jay Rodriguez departure from Burnley to Southampton back in the summer of 2012.

Burnley star backs Ings for England ahead of St Mary's return ClubCall.com Southampton Burnley star backs Ings for England ahead of St Mary's return.

Southampton v Burnley Team News ClubCall.com Match Preview Southampton v Burnley Team News.

Sean Dyche says strained relationship with Ben Gibson is 'private' The Clarets confirmed on Wednesday that they had taken the highly-unusual step of allowing Gibson, a £15million signing in August 2018, to train with his former club Middlesbrough.

Jonathan Woodgate quizzed on Ben Gibson's Burnley and Middlesbrough situation The defender has linked up with Boro to train at Rockliffe.

PREVIEW: Southampton v Burnley The Clarets return to action looking to pick up where they left off before their first mid-season ‘player break.’.

Dr Sara Ward appointed Burnley FC community chief Burnley FC in the Community is delighted to announce the appointment of Doctor Sara Ward to the role of chief executive officer. Sara joins the official charity of Burnley FC from University Academy 92 in Manchester, where she holds the position of dean of academic studies.

Southampton v Burnley line-ups, odds, the referee and all you need to know Burnley head to Southampton on Saturday lunchtime looking to extend their Premier League unbeaten run to four games.

Andrew Greaves: Ben Gibson situation doesn't suit anyone I GUESS they always say there’s never a dull week in football and despite the Clarets having a week off for the new mid-winter break, we haven’t…

It's Saint Ollie! Ollie Younger has secured a loan move to St Patrick’s Athletic to help them launch their League of Ireland campaign.

Too Soon For Barnes and JBG Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Ashley Barnes will miss the Clarets’ trip to Southampton but Josh Brownhill has earned his seat on the plane as he beds into life at Burnley.

Dyche ready to give new Burnley man Brownhill his chance ClubCall.com Burnley Dyche ready to give new Burnley man Brownhill his chance.

Sacking managers often doesn't work – just look at the Premier League - Eni Aluko Ralph Hasenhüttl’s Southampton turnaround has been impressive while West Ham might end up giving Manuel Pellegrini a £10m severance package for little gain.

Southampton v Burnley Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Southampton and Burnley.

EIGHT things to look out for in the Premier League We are into the last few days of the winter break in the Premier League and while there are just six matches there is plenty to keep us entertained. Here are eight things to look out for across the grounds.

Premier League predictions: Lawro resumes winter-break battle with snowboarder Katie Ormerod Southampton ended up on the wrong end of a 4-0 defeat at Liverpool in their last league game, but they had played very well at Anfield. Burnley also deserved more from their home game against Arsenal. They drew 0-0 but had enough chances to win it.

Dyche not ruling out Gibson return Gibson joined Burnley from Boro in a reported £15million back in the summer of 2018 and he arrived at Turf Moor with a big reputation having earned a call-up to Gareth Southgate's England squad the previous year.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has his say on Ben Gibson saga BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche insisted details of the breakdown in relations with defender Ben Gibson will remain private.

Sean Dyche Honours 'Brilliant Burnley' At Tenth Anniversary Breakfast Turf Moor played host to the 10 year anniversary of the Burnley Bondholder Scheme on Tuesday, which included talks from journalist, Tony Livesy and our very own, Sean Dyche.

WATCH LIVE: The Manager's Press Conference Watch today's press conference LIVE on Clarets Player, ahead of the weekend's Premier League game against Southampton.

Ben Gibson latest: Burnley approached Middlesbrough to take heat out of Turf Moor tensions The Clarets initiated the arrangement to let Gibson return to Rockliffe to train.

Premier League winter break is for big clubs says Burnley's Charlie Taylor CHARLIE Taylor has welcomed a few days off but believes Burnley would be just fine without the winter break.

Dr. Sara Ward Appointed New Community Chief Burnley FC in the Community is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Sara Ward to the role of Chief Executive Officer.

Southampton vs Burnley Preview: How to Watch on TV, Live Stream, Kick Off Time & Team News Southampton and Burnley face off at Saint Mary's on Saturday as they return from the inaugural Premier League winter break. ​Despite the Saints recently rediscovering their form, their losses against Liverpool and Spurs before the break will have hit them hard.

Ben Gibson: Burnley defender to train with former club Middlesbrough Burnley defender Ben Gibson has been given permission to train with his former club Middlesbrough. The 27-year-old joined the Clarets from Boro for £15m in August 2018 but has only appeared once in the league. His sole competitive game for Burnley this season came in a 3-1 Carabao Cup defeat by Sunderland in August.

Burnley release statement confirming Ben Gibson's situation as defender trains with Middlesbrough The Burnley statement reads: "Burnley Football Club can confirm they have given Ben Gibson permission to train with Middlesbrough Football Club. "The defender made it clear, in the weeks leading up to the end of the January transfer window, that he wanted to leave Turf Moor to seek regular first team football.

Watford January loan target Ben Gibson training with Middlesbrough after reported Burnley fall out Watford's January transfer target Ben Gibson has been given permission to train with Middlesbrough after a reported falling out with Burnley.

Burnley issue statement as Ben Gibson trains with Middlesbrough BURNLEY have confirmed they have allowed Ben Gibson to train with Middlesbrough.

Gibson needs Burnley exit to rekindle flagging career Gibson wanted to remain at Middlesbrough that summer and push for promotion at the first attempt, but it never materialised as Boro subsequently lost out to Aston Villa in the play-off semi-finals.

Burnley defender Ben Gibson to train with Middlesbrough BURNLEY defender Ben Gibson is reportedly set to train at hometown club Middlesbrough after a breakdown in his relationship with the Clarets.

Burnley defender Gibson set to start training with Middlesbrough TODAY EXCLUSIVE BY TOM COLLOMOSSE: Relations between the defender and Burnley are thought to have become so strained that he is being allowed to work with his home-town club from this week.

2019-20 Premier League - Southampton vs Burnley Preview & Prediction When does Southampton vs Burnley kick off? Saturday 15th February, 2020 - 12:30. Where is Southampton vs Burnley being played? Saint Mary's Stadium. What TV channel is Southampton vs Burnley on in the UK? BT Sport 1. Where can I stream Southampton vs Burnley in the UK?

U18s' Game Postponed The Clarets' youth team match against Barnsley this afternoon has been postponed, due to the adverse weather conditions.

Lokomotiv Moscow join race for Burnley outcast Vydra ClubCall.com Burnley Lokomotiv Moscow join race for Burnley outcast Vydra.

Off-the-pitch Burnley FC team members sign up to apprenticeships Two off-the-pitch members of the Burnley Football Club team celebrated National Apprenticeship Week by signing up to Leadership and Management qualifications with Nelson and Colne College.

We’re lucky to have him": Charlie Taylor enjoying Dwight McNeil partnership Charlie Taylor believes Burnley have a “special talent” on their hands in Dwight McNeil.

Which English stopper has performed best in the Premier League? Against Crystal Palace on Saturday, Jordan Pickford came in for heavy criticism for conceding a very soft goal - allowing Christian Benteke's harmless strike to creep under his body at Goodison Park.

Weekend Loan Review A close look at how all the young Clarets out on loan fared over the weekend's fixtures.

Jordan Pickford hits out at critics as England's No.1 comes under microscope Jordan Pickford has taken a swipe at player-turned-pundit Gary Neville and a host of other critics who he feels "hate" him.

Heaton has designs on future Burnley coaching role "That would certainly be a possibility for me, I hope I have a good few years left playing yet but once that comes around I will be open minded to anything but that is certainly up there on my list," he told Match of the Day Instagram feed after appearing on Sunday's Match of the Day 2.

Pieters explains why he chose Burnley over PSV return last summer ClubCall.com Burnley Pieters explains why he chose Burnley over PSV return last summer.

U23s' Game Postponed The U23s’ game against Birmingham City this afternoon has been postponed.

Academy International Call-ups Academy youngsters Ne-Jai Tucker, Michael Mellon and Joe Bauress are all away representing their respective countries this week.

The importance Burnley and Sean Dyche place on keeping clean sheets THERE can be no doubting how much Burnley enjoy keeping a clean sheet.

4 Goalkeepers Who Should Start for England Ahead of Jordan Pickford at Euro 2020 With England currently enjoying a relatively strong stable of goalkeepers vying for a place in the Euro 2020 squad, manager Gareth Southgate has genuine alternative options to Pickford if the current starter cannot cut out the mistakes and find more consistency.

REPORT: Hull City U18s 2 Burnley U18s 4 A youthful Burnley side came away with all three points against Hull City on Saturday, with a 4-2 win over the Tigers in the Professional Development League.

Arteta suggests Arsenal new boy Mari WILL be ready to face Newcastle The defender on loan from Brazilian side Flamengo, was not selected for the Gunners' 0-0 draw at Burnley earlier in the month as Arteta opted to gradually introduce him into the team.

Chelsea goalkeeper targets with Kepa Arrizabalaga out of favour Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is assessing potential replacements for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. Here, Sportsmail looks at the options Lampard is considering.

Brian Pilkington 1933 - 2020 Burnley Football Club is deeply saddened to hear of the death of club legend Brian Pilkington, aged 86. View a Printer Friendly version of this Story.

Natalie Bromley: Charlie Taylor and James Tarkowski for England? They didn’t cut the grass. they didn’t water the grass!”.

Brian Pilkington: 1933 - 2020 Burnley Football Club is deeply saddened to hear of the death of club legend Brian Pilkington, aged 86.

Goodridge Pens New Deal Midfielder Mace Goodridge has signed a new contract with the Clarets, extending his stay at Turf Moor until the summer of 2021.

Richardson Signs Professional Contract Birthday boy Lewis Richardson has received the perfect present after signing his first professional contract with Burnley.

ESPORTS: Playoff Champion Competing In FIFA eWorld Cup One of our ePremier League representatives is battling it out in the FIFA eWorld Cup 2020 in Milan this weekend.

Clarets starlet Goodridge signs new deal ClubCall.com Burnley Clarets starlet Goodridge signs new deal.

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson 'wants No 1 spot' Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson has told confidants that he is not interested in returning to his parent club unless he is recognised as the club's number one goalkeeper.

Burnley mourn death of club legend Brian Pilkington BURNLEY legend Brian Pilkington has passed away at the age of 86.

Burnley midfielder signs extended Turf Moor contract BURNLEY midfielder Mace Goodridge has signed an extended contract at Turf Moor.

Burnley tie down hot prospect with first professional contract HIGHLY-RATED Burnley striker Lewis Richardson has signed his first professional contract with the club.

PREVIEW: Hull City U18s v Burnley U18s Tony Philliskirk believes it's a great opportunity to see the upcoming scholars feature for the youth team again this weekend, as the Clarets travel to Hull City in the Professional Development League.

Youngsters Book Clarets Cup Semi-Final Spot Burnley will face either Sheffield United or Salford City in the semi-final of the Clarets Cup, after a 2-1 win over Barnsley this week.

Burnley's stance on Nick Pope to Chelsea transfer amid Frank Lampard's Kepa Arrizabalaga problem Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope has been linked with a summer transfer to Chelsea after Frank Lampard dropped first choice Kepa Arrizabalaga against Leicester.

Andrew Greaves: Arsenal boss' grass excuse feeble and embarrassing I DON’T know why but I’m always so surprised how upset fans - and now managers - of so-called bigger teams get when they don’t get their own…

Burnley's Dwight McNeil hoping to pull on England shirt at Turf Moor DWIGHT McNeil is used to taking to the field at Turf Moor in the claret and blue of Burnley, but he will be hoping it is the white of England on…

Clarets Face City in Youth Cup QF Burnley will travel to Manchester City in the last eight of the FA Youth Cup.

Steven Bergwijn & Mohamed Salah Among the Hot Picks for Fantasy Premier League GW26 Although Arsenal are next up for Steve Bruce's side, games against the low-scoring Burnley and Crystal Palace in February offer Dubravka the garner some points. Despite being the second most valued shot-stopper - in the FPL world - Ederson is someone you might want to consider letting go.

REPORT: Crystal Palace U23s 0 Burnley U23s 1 The Clarets kept their Premier League Cup campaign hopes alive, with a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Thursday afternoon, at Champion Hill.

Next Premier League season set to kick-off on August 8 Premier League clubs face the prospect of hurried pre-season preparations with the 2020-21 campaign set to start on the weekend of August 8-9 - just a month after the Euro 2020 final.

Burnley join race for goalkeeper linked with Leicester City & Liverpool - report Leicester City transfer news: Goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir is said to be a target for Brendan Rodgers' side and now Premier League rivals Sean Dyche are also keen reports say.

BFCitC Join Duke Of Cambridge At Heads Up Weekend Launch Football is coming together for two weekends this month to kick off a conversation about mental health.

Senior: We Will Need To Be At Our Best Joel Senior insists the U23s will keep pushing to progress in the Premier League Cup, as the Clarets travel to Crystal Palace this afternoon.

Tarkowski backs Brownhill to make the grade at Burnley ClubCall.com Burnley Tarkowski backs Brownhill to make the grade at Burnley.

Premier League's first winter break proving chaotic and controversial For the first time, the clubs of the Premier League are set for a winter break this month. But it's already proving chaotic and a little controversial with lots of clubs forced to change their plans last-minute.

Chelsea linked with Lille’s Mike Maignan as Burnley laugh off Nick Pope rumors Meanwhile, another potential Chelsea target, distinctly less enticing than Maignan, has been Burnley's Nick Pope. Fortunately, the Clarets reportedly have no intention of selling one of the few goalkeepers statistically worse off this season than Kepa.

Burnley defender confident Josh Brownhill can make step up to Premier League JAMES Tarkowski made the step up from Championship to Premier League back in 2016 when Burnley signed the centre half from Brentford.

EPREMIER LEAGUE: Winners crowned as Club Playoff Champions Winners crowned at Club Playoff.

Gibson not close to leaving - Dyche Burnley did do some business in the window, with Josh Brownhill coming to the club from Bristol City for an undisclosed fee, thought to be around the £9m mark for the midfielder. Striker Nahki Wells, who had been on loan at QPR, went the other way to the Robins for a fee said to be around the £4m mark.

TICKET UPDATE: Newcastle v Burnley Newcastle United v BurnleySaturday 29th FebruaryKick off – 15:00 We have successfully secured a further allocation of tickets. This is the final allocation.

Dyche explains why buying from Football League is getting tougher Dyche added: "We saw that with Birmingham last year, waiting for a player until the end of the season, taking the points deduction and staying up and getting more for the player." And trying to sign seemingly unwanted young players from Premier League clubs backed by wealthy sugar daddies has also become increasingly tough.

'Arsenal are still a good team': James Tarkowski assesses Gunners draw JAMES Tarkowski felt Burnley’s draw with Arsenal represented a “good day at the office”.

Burnley respond to Mikel Arteta's grass claim with subtle social media dig The Arsenal manager claimed that the surface at Turf Moor was in far from perfect condition following his side's goalless draw with the Clarets on Sunday.

New Venue For U23 Fixture The Clarets’ Under-23 Professional Development League fixture at home to Birmingham City has been moved to Stalybridge Celtic.

Dunne Looking To Lead By Example Jimmy Dunne believes he can bring his experience and knowledge into the young group of U23s, as well as showing his leadership characteristics amongst the squad.

Farrell Joy At Winning Formula Andy Farrell praised the combination of youth and experience as the Under-23s outplayed Bolton to enhance their play-off hopes.

Burnley rejected bids for Vydra - Agent Burnley, who had signed 2016-17 top scorer Chris Wood from Leeds United the previous summer, won the race for Vydra as they looked to boost their survival hopes. But Vydra failed to force his way into Sean Dyche's plans, starting just three Premier League games and making a further 10 appearances from the bench.

Burnley have "overachieved massively" according to Burnley legend Glen Little has praised Sean Dyche and the impact he has had in making this side a mainstay in the Premier League. Burnley are now a staple of the Premier League. Since their second promotion to the top-flight under the tutelage of Sean Dyche in 2016, the Clarets have never looked in danger of going down and instead are always looking upwards.

Sean Dyche on how Burnley turned Premier League form around SEAN Dyche has praised his side’s resilience after rebounding from their four-game losing run in style.

REPORT: Bolton Wanderers U23s 0 Burnley U23s 2 Teenagers Chris Conn-Clarke and Max Thompson both scored their first goals for the Under-23s as the Clarets bounced back in style to go back to second place in the league table.

Gunners Silenced at Turf Moor Indeed, Arsenal as a whole were slack and lacklustre, with the honourable exception of Shkodran Mustafi, whose last-ditch defending kept Burnley at bay, as his midfield colleagues were swamped by the industry and tenacity of Jack Cork, Ashley Westwood and Jeff Hendrick.

Arsenal keeper Leno calls on forwards to sharpen up and take chances Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno has warned the team's forwards to clean up their act in front of goal and start taking chances. They drew a blank away at Burnley.

Three teams that may prefer no winter break? Jose Mourinho likes the idea of a winter break as it has worked when he has coached at the likes of Inter Milan and Real Madrid. However, he is not impressed with this one, particularly the timing of it.

Special Package For England U21 Game Join us at Turf Moor for England U21 International football matchday hospitality.

ENGLAND U21: Euro Qualifier To Be Hosted At Turf Moor England will play a key UEFA European U21 Championship qualifier at Turf Moor in March.

Clarets Get Chance To Draw Breath The Clarets’ squad and staff will get a few well deserved days off as the Premier League’s first ‘mid-winter’ break kicks in.

Woods: It Will Be A Good Test First-year scholar Ben Woods believes it is a great opportunity for the youth team players to take their chances for the U23s, as the Clarets travel to Bolton Wanderers this evening.

Lowton: We're In A Great Position Matt Lowton is aiming for a big finish when the Clarets get back to Premier League duty.

Burnley's Charlie Taylor admits to mixed emotions after Arsenal draw CHARLIE Taylor looked to the bigger picture after Burnley came within a whisker of getting a long-awaited win over Arsenal.

How did the January new boys fare on their Premier League debuts? The winter window slammed shut on Friday night but not before a number of stars could complete their January moves. But how did these Premier League newcomers get on?

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action Olivier Giroud’s absence is a mystery, Hugo Lloris proves his worth and Manchester United’s defence continues to wobble.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche explains Josh Brownhill's absence from Arsenal draw Many Burnley fans arrived at Turf Moor on Sunday hoping to get a first glimpse of new signing Josh Brownhill.

West Ham's owners have spent £240m and taken club backwards CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: For more than a season now, a contingency plan has existed to evacuate the owners of West Ham from their stadium in case of emergency. Not fire or flood; protest.

Report: Burnley wanted Tottenham's Troy Parrott on loan in January Burnley were reportedly amongst the group of sides interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur youngster Troy Parrott on loan in January.

GALLERY: Burnley v Arsenal A selection of images from this afternoon's 0-0 draw at Turf Moor with Arsenal.

Dyche Proud As Clarets Silence Gunners Proud Burnley boss Sean Dyche felt his side deserved to end their Arsenal hoodoo after coming within the width of a crossbar of victory.

Rodriguez: We Deserved More Jay Rodriguez was left ‘gutted’ after another piece of history just passed him by.

REPORT: Burnley 0 Arsenal 0 Perhaps it’s just not meant to be as the Clarets were left waiting for their first Premier League win over Arsenal and a first in the top tier since 1974.

Anti-diving campaigner Dyche's new 'state of the game' speech follows Arsenal draw Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta insisted the long grass and a dry pitch had played a crucial role in preventing his side playing their normal game.

Mikel Arteta hits out at Burnley's old-school approach after draw JACK GAUGHAN AT TURF MOOR: Mikel Arteta bemoaned Burnley's old-school tactics after the Turf Moor pitch was left untouched and not prepared before the goalless draw.

Sean Dyche's verdict as Burnley come within whisker of Arsenal win SEAN Dyche hailed a fine display from his Burnley side as they did everything but score in their goalless draw with Arsenal on Sunday.

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal: Arteta's men draw for THIRTEENTH time this season JACK GAUGHAN AT TURF MOOR: The positives for Mikel Arteta are that Arsenal remain unbeaten away from the Emirates under him. But once more they evidenced why there is no quick fix.

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta hits out at Burnley's pitch after Turf Moor draw Mikel Arteta hit out at the state of Burnley’s pitch after seeing his Arsenal side draw 0-0 at Turf Moor.

Burnley 0 Arsenal 0 Perhaps it's just not meant to be as the Clarets were left waiting for their first Premier League win over Arsenal. View a Printer Friendly version of this Story. But after a terrific Turf Moor performance - and a first home draw in almost a year - they could not have come closer.

Premier League Archive of live commentary from the Premier League match Burnley vs Arsenal. Read the play by play.

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal ClubCall.com Match Report Burnley 0-0 Arsenal.

Burnley vs Arsenal - Premier League 2019/20: Live score and updates The positives for Mikel Arteta are that Arsenal remain unbeaten away from the Emirates under him and this was the sort of afternoon they may have left Lancashire with nothing a few months ago.

Rodriguez fluffs his lines as Burnley have to settle for Arsenal stalemate Jay Rodriguez missed the game’s best chance as Burnley and Arsenal played out a 0-0 draw in the Premier League at Turf Moor.

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal: Jay Rodriguez inches from ending Gunners run BURNLEY have surely never been any closer to ending their long wait for a win against Arsenal.

Burnley v Arsenal: Premier League – live! Minute-by-minute report: Can Sean Dyche’s side leapfrog Mikel Arteta’s men in the Premier League table with victory at fortress Turf Moor? Daniel Harris has the latest.

Burnley vs Arsenal highlights: Jay Rodriguez denied late winner as Gunners draw again Live coverage of Burnley vs Arsenal from Turf Moor in the Premier League, including kick-off time, confirmed team news, stream details and goal updates.

Watch Live: Burnley v. Arsenal Nicolas Pepe goes back to the bench, as Gabriel Martinelli starts in attack with Mesut Ozil, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Alexandre Lacazette. Jay Rodriguez and Chris Wood lead the Burnley line, with star goalkeeper Nick Pope on the back end to deal with the Arsenal threat.

Arsenal suffer injury blow ahead of Burnley clash Has progressed well this week and will be assessed ahead of Burnley ," it read. However, The Bosnian has not travelled with the squad to Lancashire in what will be a blow to Mikel Arteta ahead of the match. The left-back had just returned from an ankle injury and played just two Premier League games before suffering the latest injury setback.

Exclusive: Burnley star Jay Rodriguez on selflessly giving back as a proud ambassador of Lancashire-based charity Pendleside Hospice, reveals the joy Burnley star, Jay Rodriguez, 30, who has scored seven goals in 26 games for Sean Dyche's Clarets this season after returning to Turf Moor last summer in a £5 million switch from West Bromich Albion, has been making a positive mark both off the pitch as much as the Burnley-born forward has had on the field.

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal: Recap all the action as it happened With the transfer window shut, attention turns back to the football with Burnley trying to pick up a long-awaited win over Arsenal.

Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Burnley v Arsenal Former Liverpool FC defender Lawrenson is backing Burnley to edge to a 2-1 win against Arsenal at Turf Moor on Saturday. "I know Burnley went out of the FA Cup against Norwich but they had a couple of excellent results in the Premier League before then, against Leicester and Manchester United," Lawrenson told BBC Sport.

Burnley-Arsenal live stream: How to watch EPL game online, on TV Here's how to watch Sunday's Burnley-Arsenal match live online and on TV. When: Sunday, Feb. 2 at 9:00 a.m. ET/6:00 a.m. PTTV: NBCOnline: NBC Sports. There are dream debuts, and then there is what Tottenham Hotspur's Steven Bergwijn did Sunday in their 2-0 win over Manchester City.

Shop - Home Kit Half Price From Sunday SHOP ADULTS SHOP CHILDRENS From Sunday 2nd February ALL 2019/2020 Umbro Home kit will be on sale for half-price! If you haven't already got yourself kitted up for the season run-in, make sure you pop down to the Clarets Store @ Turf Moor, Clarets Store @ Charter Walk Burnley, or online from sh.

Pope Gunning For Another 'Scalp' Nick Pope is looking for another ‘scalp’ as the Clarets aim to sign off ahead of the Premier League’s first mid-winter ‘break’ on a high.

PREVIEW: Burnley v Arsenal The Clarets face Arsenal at Turf Moor on Sunday knowing that a first Premier League victory in the fixture will take them above the Gunners in the table.

Clarets Go Hat-Trick Hunting Boss Sean Dyche wants a Turf Moor feel-good factor to help his side add Arsenal to their list of conquests.

Burnley v Arsenal: match preview Burnley are level on points with Arsenal and after recent high-profile scalps Sean Dyche has every reason to be confident.

Sean Dyche gives an update on Burnley's Steve Stone investigation THE investigation into a bullying accusation levelled at Burnley Under-23s head coach Steve Stone is nearing a conclusion, according to Sean Dyche.

Burnley stand firm on Ben Gibson as Leicester's Filip Benkovic joins Bristol City While Gibson's Burnley exit wasn't sanctioned, another defender who was on Boro's radar was on the move in the final stages of the window, with Filip Benkovic joining Bristol City. The Croatian got the green light to sign for the Robins after Leicester captured Ryan Bennett from Wolves.

Arteta warns Arsenal players not to be 'bullied' by Burnley Mikel Arteta said Sean Dyche's Burnley brutes are 'specialists' at bullying opponents into submission, after tailoring training sessions to prepare for a physical battle at Turf Moor.

Pope Shortlisted For PFA Monthly Award Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope has been shortlisted for January’s PFA Bristol Street Motors Player of the Month.

Bizarre UEFA rule forces Spurs to block Burnley target Parrott's loan Tottenham striker Troy Parrott was blocked from leaving Jose Mourinho's side on loan due to an obscure UEFA rule that would have damaged the club's Champions League ambitions.

It's 400 days since Joe Hart played in the Premier League SPECIAL REPORT: Joe Hart's decline has been nothing short of peculiar. He's gone from being England No 1 to Burnley's bench warmer. So where did it all go wrong for him?

What Burnley are getting with new signing Josh Brownhill BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche believes he has snapped up an excellent all-round midfielder in Josh Brownhill.

PETER CROUCH: Bruno Fernandes risks going backwards at Man United PETER CROUCH: The deal looks brilliant at first glance, doesn't it? Bruno Fernandes, a top-class Portugal international who was wanted by many top European clubs, has joined Manchester United.

Burnley reject second Watford bid for Gibson ClubCall.com Watford Burnley reject second Watford bid for Gibson.

MATCH GUIDE: Burnley v Arsenal Burnley v Arsenal at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Sunday 2nd February, 2pm KO.

Jay-Rod In Running For Goal Of The Month Jay Rodriguez’s stunning strike at Manchester United has been nominated for the Budweiser Premier League goal of the month for January.

Dyche: Brownhill Fits The Bill Sean Dyche says Josh Brownhill’s arrival at Turf Moor is a fitting reward for his dedication and desire to reach the top.

Burnley v Arsenal With the two sides on the same number of points and with the visitors having won just two league games on their travels this campaign, perhaps this may offer the Clarets their best opportunity to finally bring this incredibly bleak sequence to an end.

Mikel Arteta reveals long-term admiration for Arsenal signing Cedric KIERAN GILL: Portuguese 28-year-old Soares became Arsenal's sole deadline day signing on Friday as he joined on loan from Southampton until the end of the 2019-20 season.

Burnley v Arsenal Team News ClubCall.com Match Preview Burnley v Arsenal Team News.

DEADLINE DAY LIVE: Latest transfer deadline day deals as window closes Deadline day has arrived for the January transfer window as Premier League clubs have their last chance to make any signings for the second-half of the season. Follow LIVE news right here.

Report: Burnley interested in Everton striker Oumar Niasse Burnley are weighing up making a deadline day move for Everton striker Oumar Niasse, according to a report from Sky Sports' live transfer blog. Niasse has endured a poor time since moving to Goodison Park for £13.5 million in 2016. He has scored eight Premier League goals for the Toffees.

Matej Vydra to Rangers as Burnley striker 'closes in' on Ibrox transfer The 27-year-old has made nine appearances this season in all competitions but hasn't scored for the Clarets. Steven Gerrard has been keen to bolster his attacking options after Jermain Defoe suffered a calf injury in the 2-0 win over Ross County.