Burnley v West Ham United

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Injury returnees Michail Antonio and Manuel Lanzini are expected to start for West Ham in their Premier League fixture away to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon.
 
Marko Arnautovic is also available again after illness saw him miss the 1-0 win over Swansea before the international break, a game which marked the return from injury and a winning goal for Diafra Sakho. 

This means manager Slaven Bilic has a near full-strength squad for just about the first time this season – only injured centre-back James Collins remains unavailable.
 
Striker Javier Hernandez could meanwhile be used off the bench after he returned late from international duty with Mexico.
 
The win over Swansea provided a massive lift for the London side, lifting them clear of the relegation zone after a poor start to the season.
 
Ahead of the tie, Hammers boss Bilic told his club's official website: "Burnley are doing extremely well home and away. Last year they were a little bit too cautious, within reason, because they were promoted and then they were relegated the year after and it wasn’t ages ago.

“They kept the core of the team but added some more players and if you compare the team from the first game of last season with this, they have five new players or whatever, which is a lot.

“They have been on a good run and have confidence and they deserve to be where they are.”

Burnley will be wary of a possible resurgence from West Ham, but having made such a fine start – they lie sixth on the table with three wins and a draw from their opening seven games, the Turf Moor club will be confident going into the game.
 
Commenting on his club's website, the Clarets' Iceland winger, Johann Berg Gudmundsson, who netted twice while away on international duty, said:
 
"I did really well in the last few games with Iceland and scored two goals, so my confidence is in good nick and hopefully I can take it into the Premier League.
 
"We have started really well. We are sitting nicely in sixth position and we want to keep that form going. It starts with West Ham. It’s a tough game. Our away form has been unbelievable. Probably we should have taken a bit more at home, so hopefully that will start again on Saturday."
 
"I did really well in the last few games with Iceland and scored two goals, so my confidence is in good nick and hopefully I can take it into the Premier League.
 
Burnley boss Sean Dyche will still be without injured duo Dean Marney and striker Nahki Wells – both players have recovered from injury but are set to play in the U23 side this weekend. 

Jon Walters remains out of action for a few more weeks as he looks to recover from a knee problem. Goalkeeper Tom Heaton is the home team's other injury absentee.

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