The first-team squad was put through its paces during a vigorous training session at London Colney on Wednesday morning.

With no game until Monday, Arsène Wenger and his staff with the squad worked on their preparations for the match against Aston Villa at Villa Park.

Our club photographer was there and sent back these exclusive pictures.

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8 Jan 2014