Glenn Whelan is the latest to need treatment after suffering a hamstring problem. Matthew Etherington (knee), Danny Higginbotham (back) and James Beattie (knee) are all doubtful through injury.
Salif Diao is sidelined with a calf strain while Ryan Shawcross remains suspended.
Hamstrung: Glenn Whelan (left) is an injury doubt for the trip to Turf Moor
Provisional squad: Sorensen, Wilkinson, Whitehead, Abdoulaye Faye, Huth, Collins, Lawrence, Pugh, Whelan, Tuncay, Delap, Etherington, Sidibe, Fuller, Kitson, Higginbotham, Begovic, Beattie, Davies, Amdy Faye.
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