Every season a number of Arsenal players go out on loan to gain valuable first-team experience. With the 2013/14 campaign now underway, four Gunners are currently away from the Club.

Chuks Aneke Crewe
Chuks Aneke
Crewe 3-3 Rotherham
Saturday, August 3
Chuks Aneke was registered in time to feature in Crewe's opening-day draw at home to Rotherham. The midfielder replaced Ajay Leitch-Smith with 20 minutes to play at Alexandra Stadium.

Johan Djourou Hamburg
Johan Djourou
Schott Jena 0-4 Hamburg
Sunday, August 4
Johan Djourou was not named in the Hamburg squad as Thorsten Fink's side advanced to the second round of the German Cup.


Francis Coquelin Freiburg
Francis Coquelin
Neustrelitz 0-2 Freiburg
Saturday, August 3
Francis Coquelin made his Freiburg debut in a 2-0 German Cup victory over Neustrelitz. The midfielder was replaced at half-time by Hendrick Zuck, who scored twice in extra time to stave off an upset.

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