Scott Arfield has not been ruled out of Burnley's trip to Arsenal on Sunday but remains a major doubt while Johann Berg Gudmundsson has a slightly better chance of a return.
Joey Barton marked his return to the Premier League and Burnley with the goal which gave the Clarets a 1-0 win against Southampton.
Johann Berg Gudmundsson had to exit Burnley's FA Cup draw with Sunderland after pulling up with a hamstring injury, putting his status for Week 21 in doubt.
Sean Dyche revealed Joey Barton could feature at the Stadium of Light this weekend as Burnley travel to Wearside for their FA Cup third-round tie against Sunderland.
Burnley have now lost eight out of nine matches on the road this season after Monday's 2-1 defeat to 10-man Manchester City at the Etihad.
Burnley all of a sudden finds itself on a festive winning streak following a 4-1 win against Sunderland at the Turf Moor.
Jeff Hendrick will be unavailable for Burnley's New Year's Eve tilt with Sunderland as the midfielder serves a one-game suspension after collecting his fifth yellow card of the season.
Andre Gray scored the decisive goal as Burnley overcame Middlesbrough at Turf Moor.
Sean Dyche has given the go-ahead for Johann Berg Gudmundsson to return to contention for Burnley's Boxing Day clash with Middlesbrough.
Making just his second start of the season, Ashley Barnes scored the opening goal for Burnley, but the Clarets squandered their advantage, going on to lose 2-1 to Tottenham.
Burnley remain winless away from home after Wednesday's 1-0 loss at West Ham.
Burnley continued their good home form with a narrow 3-2 win over Bournemouth at Turf Moor.
Sean Dyche confirmed in his press conference leading up to Burnley's match against Bournemouth this weekend that Tom Heaton should be in contention.
Burnley remain winless away from home after a 2-0 loss at Stoke City on Saturday.
Burnley will assess Dean Marney and Johann Gudmundsson [both hamstring] and Tom Heaton [calf] ahead of this weekend’s trip to Stoke City.