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Today's Backpages and Blogs: Burnley hope to shock Arsenal in FA Cup

The Sunday Times - Has Arsene Wenger heard of Burnley? By 4pm I hope he wishes he hadn’t
Arsene Wenger and Rafael Benitez have a good deal in common. Foreign managers of Big Four clubs, both have fared better as coaches than they did as players. Both have brought new ideas to the game and become household names in their adopted country, not least thanks to instantly recognisable voices rarely off the airwaves. I am hoping that by 4pm today they will be further united as managers who underestimated the importance of the FA Cup, and underestimated Burnley FC.

The Independent On Sunday - Burnley v Arsenal: Flood has Burnley awash with hope Turf Moor has not seen top-flight football since 1976, but Arsenal's visit today could be just the start.

The Sunday Telegraph - Arsene Wenger's Arsenal Cup kids
With Arsenal playing Burnley in the FA Cup today and Spurs in the Carling Cup semi-final 1st leg on Wednesday we will once again see Arsenal’s second string in action.

The Observer - The half-term report
The Observer fans' panel on the season so far: Why Sven's a legend, Big Sam deserves a break, and top-of-the-table Gooners still aren't happy.

The Mail On Sunday - Arsenal boss Wenger swoops for teenage striker
Arsenal will prepare for a new generation of young talent by completing the signature of 15-year-old Luke Freeman from Gillingham.

Arsenal News Review - Arsenal and Big Four will dominate FA Cup again
Jens Lehmann will play against Burnley in the FA Cup but he is still in transfer talks with Borussia Dortmund, his previous club. Diaby and Diarra will be in midfield as Flamini is suspended and Hleb is injured.

A Cultured Left Foot - Burnley And A Host Of Other Stuff
The club's first visit to Turf Moor in decades this afternoon and a warm welcome awaits I am sure on this cold Sunday. Indeed, it seems Burnley striker Andy Gray got his dream come true with the weather after opining in yesterday’s Sun that it would be one of the factors that could decide the tie. The second part of that wish - that we apparently do not like the North West - is nowhere near true this season as the League and Carling Cup results have shown.

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