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TEAM NEWS ~ Fulham visit Burnley ~ Prem MD 23 ~ 23/24

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Burnley vrs Fulham

Premier League Match Day 23 23/24 at Turf Moor

Saturday 3rd February 2024    KO: 15:00

Referee: Darren Bond (Lancashire)

Fulham manager Marco Silva
Fulham manager
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Fulham will again be missing Adama Traore due to a hamstring strain, while a calf problem is likely to mean that Tim Ream misses out.

The home side will also be without the services of Raul Jimenez, who received a straight red card in the 22nd minute of the three-goal loss to Newcastle last time out.

Rodrigo Muniz is likely to be given the nod in the final third of the field, while Willian, who was on the bench against Newcastle, faces a late fitness test on the problem that forced him off against Everton.

Kenny Tete's performance in the EFL Cup last time out could also mean that he features at right-back, while Alex Iwobi could drop into a deeper position for this match. Fodé Ballo-Touré has returned from AFCON and is in the matchday squad.

Fulham possible starting lineup:
Leno; Tete, Adarabioyo, Diop, Robinson; Palhinha, Iwobi; Willian, Pereira, Wilson; Muniz


Burnley coach Vincent Kompany
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Head coach Kompany is expected to resist the temptation to shuffle his pack following the defeat to Everton, but there could be a change in the final third, with Lyle Foster potentially coming in for Jay Rodriguez.

Cork, Ramsey and Gudmundsson will all be in contention to start if they are able to prove their fitness, but their availability at this stage of the team's preparations remains unclear.

Jordan Beyer, Hannes Delcroix and Charlie Taylor all remain doubts after missing the midweek defeat against Man City.

Elsewhere, Luca Koleosho and Nathan Redmond remain long-term absentees.

Buit deadline day recruits Maxime Esteve and Lorenz Assignon will be hoping to make their Burnley debuts.

Burnley possible starting lineup:
Trafford, Vitinho, O’Shea, Ekdal, Al-Dakhil, Brownhill, Berge, Gudmundsson, Odobert, Amdouni, Foster

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