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Team news ahead of Saturday's Championship clash between Burnley and Swansea at Turf Moor.

Last Updated: 15/04/11 at 10:45

Rodriguez: Could feature for Burnley

Rodriguez: Could feature for Burnley

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Burnley boss Eddie Howe could be boosted by the return of striker Jay Rodriguez.

The England Under-21s international missed Tuesday's 2-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest due to a hip problem as the Clarets failed to score for the second game running.

However, the 13-goal striker is battling to be passed fit and Howe said: "There is possibly a chance for him."

Rodriguez's return would go some way towards easing the blow of losing Marvin Bartley through suspension.

The midfielder was sent off in midweek against Forest and begins a three-match ban after Howe decided against appealing the decision.

Strikers Charlie Austin and Martin Paterson remain sidelined but midfielder Chris McCann is edging closer to a first-team return.

Swansea are not expected to have any new injury concerns as they aim to right the wrongs of three successive away defeats.

Manager Brendan Rodgers kept faith with the same side who claimed a 3-0 win over Norwich last weekend for Tuesday's disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Hull.

And the City boss, who has a full-strength squad at his disposal, now faces the dilemma of whether to stick or twist at Turf Moor.

Rodgers has plenty of options available in the form of strikers Tamas Priskin, Craig Beattie and Luke Moore as well as midfielders Leon Britton and Darren Pratley.

But if Swans are to remain in the hunt for the second automatic promotion spot then they must end an away hoodoo which has seen them lose at strugglers Preston, Derby and Scunthorpe in their last three matches away from the Liberty Stadium.

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