Burnley v Arsenal – Confirmed lineups – Summer signing retains place

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil

Arsenal will be looking to extend their winning run when they face Burnley FC in the Premier League today.

The Gunners have recorded five consecutive wins and are unbeaten in their last eight games. Arsenal can move up into second place behind leaders Manchester City with a win over the newly promoted side.

Arsene Wenger has decided to keep the same starting eleven which dismantled FC Basel during the week meaning Granit Xhaka retains his place in midfield.

Arsenal will be unable to call upon striker Olivier Giroud and midfielder Aaron Ramsey according to the official club website due to injury. Lucas will also miss the game due to a with a slight knee injury.’

Alexis Sanchez starts as a lone striker once again while the Germany international of Turkish origin Mesut Ozil, starts in his favoured number ten position.

Burnley are currently 14th on seven points and have lost both of their away games in the Premier League this season.

Burnley v Arsenal

Burnley: Heaton, Lowton, Keane, Mee, Ward, Defour, Marney, Gudmundsson, Hendrick, Boyd, Vokes

Arsenal: Cech, Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal, Xhaka, Cazorla, Walcott, Ozil, Iwobi, Alexis