Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Ashley Barnes will miss the Clarets’ trip to Southampton but Josh Brownhill has earned his seat on the plane as he beds into life at Burnley.
Barnes and Gudmundsson are both recovering well from injury after last tasting Premier League action on New Year’s Day.
But Saturday’s visit to the Saints has come too early for the pair as Barnes continues his rehabilitation from hernia surgery and Gudmundsson works his way back from the recurrence of a hamstring problem.
Boss Sean Dyche confirmed: “Barnesy is doing well. He’s back on the grass with the physios.