Laws faces Clarets injury crisis

Brian Laws faces major problems in central defence for his first match in charge of Burnley at Manchester United on Saturday afternoon.

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Caldwell: Has a groin strain

Caldwell: Has a groin strain

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Skipper Steven Caldwell (groin) is definitely out while Clarke Carlisle is rated as only 50-50 with a side strain. Meanwhile Andre Bikey is absent on African Nations Cup duty.

Michael Duff is expected to continue at centre-back and if Carlisle fails to make it that could mean a league debut for young Canadian defender David Edgar, signed in the summer from Newcastle.

Clarets (from): Jensen, Carlisle, Edgar, Eagles, Alexander, Elliott, McDonald, Fletcher, Duff, Nugent, Blake, Thompson, Penny, Guerrero, Gudjonsson, Kalvenes, Eckersley.

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