The sixth-placed Gunners are currently two points adrift of the Champions League places with games in hand, while Sean Dyche's side remain rooted to the foot of the table, and here Sports Mole rounds up the team news for both clubs.
Out: Granit Xhaka (suspended), Thomas Partey (suspended), Bernd Leno (back), Cedric Soares (hip), Calum Chambers (neck), Nicolas Pepe (international), Mohamed Elneny (international)
Doubtful: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (fitness)
Sports Mole's predicted XI: Ramsdale; Tomiyasu, White, Gabriel, Tierney; Lokonga, Odegaard; Saka, Smith Rowe, Martinelli; Lacazette
Out: Maxwel Cornet (international), Connor Roberts (fitness), Ashley Barnes (thigh)
Doubtful: Johann Berg Gudmundsson, Charlie Taylor, Erik Pieters, Dwight McNeil, Matej Vydra, Nathan Collins (all COVID-19)
Sports Mole's predicted XI: Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; Gudmundsson, Cork, Westwood, Brownhill; Lennon, Rodriguez