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Burnley Face Injury Crisis Ahead Of Crystal Palace Visit

Burnley supervisor Sean Dyche is sweating on the health of a number of gamers forward of Monday’s Premier League recreation at dwelling to Crystal Palace.

Scotland full-back Phil Bardsley is about to return to the Burnley squad after lacking their final 4 league video games however Iceland winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Ireland winger Robbie Brady are battling to be match after worldwide responsibility.

Burnley midfielder Dale Stephens and full-back Charlie Taylor are additionally doubts.

“Erik Pieters is coming back and has been training this week, Bardsley is fit and well, Gudmundsson has a minor calf issue,” stated Dyche, whose aspect are second-bottom with two factors from seven video games.

“Brady has a minor hamstring issue, Stephens hamstring, Taylor has a niggle on his Achilles and Jack Cork is making progress.”

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Palace, who’re eighth with 13 factors from eight video games, will probably be with out midfielder Eberechi Eze, who picked up a muscle damage with England Under 21s, and Serbia’s Luka Milivojevic, who examined constructive for COVID-19 final week.

But defenders Joel Ward and James Tomkins plus full-back Tyrick Mitchell are set to characteristic.

Palace should additionally assess their worldwide gamers.

“I’m waiting to see the players who have been playing in Belgium — Christian Benteke and Michy Batshuayi — and Holland — Patrick van Aanholt — to see how they come back but there are no injuries reported,” supervisor Roy Hodgson stated.

“I’m hoping they’ll get their (fitness) tests today Thursday and we’ll see them in training on Saturday.”

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