PHOTO: Podolski 'Chile' in the ice-bath with Arsenal teammate

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Arsenal duo Lukas Podolski and Alexis Sanchez have been snapped in the ice-bath after training today.

Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski has posted a picture of him and Alexis Sanchez in the ice-bath as they recover from a training session ahead of the North-London derby at the weekend. 

The Gunners take on Tottenham Hotspur in what looks a crucial match, even at this stage of the season, and their players appear to be taking all the necessary precautions to keep themselves fit for the tie.

Podolski posted the picture of him in the ice-bath with Sanchez with the caption: "Take on each day & challenge with a smile. Ice bath recovery with Sanchez! It's a bit 'Chile' in here. Have a 'warm' day everyone !!"

Arsenal have started the season slightly off-form and they know that they need to get the positivity back around the Emirates if they are to meet their expectations this season.

The Gunners are regarded as potential title challengers, but they need to improve and a win against Tottenham could prove to be the catalyst for their up-turn in form.

Podolski is likely to start from the bench in the game, but Sanchez should feature in the starting line-up.

If he does, the Chilean is sure to be one of Arsene Wenger's side's key threats and it will be an opportunity for him to make his biggest impression in English football to date since joining from Barcelona. 

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