Arsenal expect to welcome back midfielders Andrey Arshavin (hamstring), Denilson (calf) and Abou Diaby (knee) for the Barclays Premier League clash against Burnley.

However, veteran centre-back Sol Campbell is out because of a groin problem, while Cameroon midfielder Alex Song is suspended.

William Gallas (calf) is still sidelined, while Carlos Vela will be rested after international duty away with Mexico.

Aaron Ramsey (broken leg) has joined Robin van Persie (ankle) and Johan Djourou (knee) as a long-term absentee.

While Ramsey's shocking injury may have grabbed all the headlines, Arsenal moved back within three points of leaders Chelsea - and could go top of the Btable with a four-goal win over the relegation-threatened Clarets, who have picked up just one away point all season.

Wenger said: "For us, Stoke was a vital victory and has put us in a good position for the rest of the season.

"It is down to how consistent we can be, how much we turn up from the first minute until the 90th minute - all that will decide our championship."

Burnley midfielder Graham Alexander is expected to make his return from a calf injury.

The 38-year-old has been out since January 26 but is fully recovered and will add some much-needed experience to the side.

Scotland striker Steven Fletcher is expected to play with a light cast on his wrist having broken a hand in training on international duty earlier this week.

Chris McCann is still ruled out with a knee injury which has sidelined him for the last four matches.

Laws knows just how difficult a task taking on Arsenal at home is, irrespective of Burnley's woeful away record which has seen them earn just one point from 14 matches.

But he insists they will not travel to London with a defeatist mentality.

"They are a top quality side but they are not invincible and that's how we've got to approach it," said Laws.

"We've worked so hard to get to this point, why should we go there and be fearful?

"There's no point us getting on the coach if we are going to go there fearful.

"We have to go there with confidence and we will go there knowing that there is a result there if we want it.

"We have to make sure we are prepared right and mentally and physically we are switched on.

"The pressure is really on Arsenal. They are expected to beat us. That's the fact, but we have to go there and say we can change those facts and maybe get them a bit nervy.

"They will be looking at this as a must-win game but nobody guarantees a result and therefore there could be an upset."

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