Sean Dyche hoping to have key Burnley duo back for Leeds United visit

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is hopeful of receiving a double fitness boost for Sunday's Premier League clash against Leeds United at Turf Moor.

Thursday, 26th August 2021, 1:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th August 2021, 1:46 pm

Key duo Ashley Westwood and Matej Vydra both missed Wednesday night's Carabao Cup clash at Newcastle United having also been absent for Saturday's 2-0 league defeat at Liverpool.

Westwood has had a toe issue whilst Vydra has been experiencing a tight groin but Dyche is optimistic that both could return to face the Whites.

"They are on the grass," said Dyche to LancsLive.

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RECOVERING: Key Burnley duo Ashley Westwood, left, and Matej Vydra, centre. Photo by John Walton - Pool/Getty Images.

"I will get more news (on Thursday) but the extra day has probably helped them.

"We are hoping them two will be back and available and obviously a couple of changes tonight who will come back into the thinking."

Kevin Long and Dale Stephens are both out following surgery during the summer.

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