Oliver Burke explains his absence against Arsenal

Leipzig's Swedish forward Emil Forsberg (R) celebrates with his teammate Scottish midfielder Oliver Burke after scoring the 2-0 during the German first division Bundesliga football match...

West Bromwich Albion lost against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League on Monday.

Oliver Burke of Scotland walks out for a training session ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifying group F match against England at Wembley Stadium on November 10, 2016 in London,...

West Bromwich Albion winger Oliver Burke has explained on social networking site Twitter why he did play against Arsenal on Monday evening.

The Baggies took on Arsenal away from home at the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League.

Burke did not feature for Tony Pulis’s side and was not even on the substitutes' bench for the match in North London.

Oliver Burke of Scotland shoots at goal during the International Challenge Match between Scotland and Canada at Easter Road on March 22, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The former Nottingham Forest winger has explained on Twitter why he did not play against the Gunners.

The Scotland international has stated that he has a hamstring injury and is hopeful of making a comeback soon.

Burke joined West Brom from German club RB Leipzig in the summer transfer window for a fee reported by The Daily Mail to be worth £15 million.

The 20-year-old winger has made two substitute appearances for the Baggies in the Premier League so far this season, providing one assist in the process.

West Brom are 12th in the Premier League table at the moment with eight points from six matches.

Leipzig's Scottish midfielder Oliver Burke and Ingolstadt's Norwegian keeper Oerjan Nyland  vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match between Ingolstadt...

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