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Burnley team news and predicted XI vs Newcastle United

The Clarets have yet to secure their first win since returning to the Premier League under Vincent Kompany, and face a tough task against a Newcastle United outfit bolstered by a Carabao Cup win over Manchester City in midweek

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Burnley boss Vincent Kompany continues to deal with a cadre of selection issues as the Premier League relegation candidates look to secure their first three-point haul of the 2023-24 season away at Newcastle United.

The former iconic Manchester City center-back has yet to guide the club to a win since returning to the English top flight after a sensational promotion campaign in the Championship last term, which has many pundits and fans worried about the club’s inability to adapt to focus on results over their brand of football.

Nevertheless, will be without a number of important senior members for the away day, with Michael Obafemi, Darko Churlinov, Hjalmar Ekdal, and Jóhann Gudmundsson all guaranteed to miss out through injury. Lyle Foster also misses out as he serves his final match suspension, while Benson Manuel is currently listed as a doubt for selection.

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Andrew Thompson

US-based Football writer. German football guru with a wealth of experience in youth development and analysis. Data aficionado. Happily championing the notion that Americans have a knowledgeable voice in the beautiful game.

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