Theo Walcott (shoulder) and Eduardo da Silvia (hamstring) return to the Arsenal squad and could be in contention, but defender Kolo Toure (calf) will not feature. William Gallas (ankle) is fit again, while Lukasz Fabianski will again get the chance to impress when he replaces Manuel Almunia in goal. Mikael Silvestre (calf), Emmanuel Adebayor (hamstring), captain Cesc Fabregas (knee) and Tomas Rosicky (hamstring) remain sidelined.
On-loan Rhys Williams is unable to play for Burnley as his parent club Middlesbrough have refused permission for the 20-year-old defender to feature as they are still involved in the competition.
Fellow defender Michael Duff serves a one-match suspension but goalkeeper Brian Jensen, midfielder Kevin McDonald and forward Martin Paterson are all fit after picking up knocks in the midweek victory over Blackpool.