“Nervy” is often the word used to describe a relegation battle.
But Clarets keeper Tom Heaton insists Burnley are relaxed and looking forward to the final seven games of the season as they look to preserve their Premier League status.
Ahead of tomorrow’s home game with form side Arsenal, Heaton said: “We’re relaxed about it, it’s a fantastic situation to be in, we’re all relishing it and confident we can be a success in it.
“To have that confidence, it’s about sticking with the processes of what makes us successful, the hard work, endeavour and ability to go and win the games, which we are very close to.
“It’s brilliant, it’s very tight and we’re looking forward to the last seven games and turning it in our favour.”
The Gunners have won their last seven games and beat Burnley 3-0 at the Emirates in November, but the Clarets number one isn’t running scared: “There’ll be no fear at all.
“We’ll have a healthy respect for them, we know how good they are, but we will go in looking to get three points.
“We’ve seen throughout the whole season that we’ve never been too far away from it in any game, home or away so there is an awful lot to gain from that.
“One of the biggest factors is that we’re improving and we’re getting better all the time.
“At the start of the season everybody wrote us off, but as the season has gone on, people have started to see what we are about and understand how we go about it, and it has been great changing people’s opinions.
“The general consensus is we are a very good team who makes it tough for anyone.”