Arsenal team news: Ozil absent for Burnley clash

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The Gunners will be looking to climb above arch-rivals Tottenham and into the Premier League's top four with victory over the Clarets at Turf Moor

Arsenal will be forced to cope without Mesut Ozil in their Premier League clash with Burnley, with the German suffering with illness.

Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette do, however, come back into the Gunners side.

Lacazette 3/4 to score anytime

Arsene Wenger made wholesale changes for a midweek Europa League tie with Cologne, but has reverted back to his tried and tested in domestic competition.

Arsenal team: Cech, Bellerin, Koscielny, Mustafi, Monreal, Kolasinac, Ramsey, Xhaka, Iwobi, Sanchez, Lacazette. Subs: Ospina, Mertesacker, Coquelin, Wilshere, Maitland-Niles, Welbeck, Giroud.

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The absence of Ozil means that Wenger is forced into making just one tweak to the side which saw off Tottenham 2-0 in the north London derby.

Alex Iwobi comes into the starting XI and will be hoping to make an impact in what promises to be a tricky test for Arsenal at Turf Moor.

Victory for the Gunners would lift them above arch-rivals Spurs and into the Premier League’s top four, but the Clarets have suffered just one defeat on home soil so far this season.

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