Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski posts Instagram picture as English winter kicks in

Winter Football

Lukas Podolski is starting to feel the bite of the cold as December temperatures begin to plummet.

In recent times Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski really has been hogging the headlines slightly. The German World Cup winner has been complaining in the press about his lack of involvement in the Arsenal first-team this season.

He recently commented that he would not sit around like 'a clown' and wait for his contract to expire at The Emirates.

Indeed Arsene Wenger has used Podolski sparingly in recent months and rarely in his favoured central position.

With that in mind you would think Poldi would be used to the cold by now, considering he is being frozen out by Arsenal.

But it appears he is getting prepared for the winter as the temperature across the UK begins to drop.

He posted this picture and caption on his Instagram yesterday...

So brace yourselves because it is now the time for neck-warmers, gloves, tights and earmuffs to start doing the rounds in English football.

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