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Younes expects Turf Moor test

Posted on 7 May 2010  - 12:00

Younes Kaboul knows that we can't take anything for granted as we head to Burnley for the last game of a pulsating season.

Younes expects Turf Moor test

Younes Kaboul knows that we can't take anything for granted as we head to Burnley for the last game of a pulsating season.

Burnley may have already been relegated but that fact in itself will make our task even harder because the home side will be playing for their pride. Yet we also have that great incentive of a possible third place finish so the stage is set for a real cracker.

Younes, the centre-half who has been a big success at right-back in recent games, points to Burnley's home record - unbeaten in 11 games at Turf Moor all season - as the stats back up his forecast.

Their undoing has been the fact that they have only won once on their travels - and that run included a 5-0 reverse at the Lane in September.

"We have to win not just because we go out to succeed in every game but just in case Arsenal slip up against Fulham and we can grab third place," says Younes.

"It won't be easy because their relegation will mean they'll be determined to make their final Premier League game something for their fans to remember and to show belief that they can quickly come back up again.

"They are also a good side who have shown regularly this season that they are strong at Turf Moor.

Their pride will drive them on because they will want to do it for their fans and they've got nothing to lose. They can now relax and that's where the threat lies.

"For our own part we want to overcome every challenge put in front of us and finish our season off in the proper way with a win. They'll try to put pressure on us but we're prepared for that."

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