Every season a number of Arsenal players go out on loan to gain valuable first-team experience.
The 2010/11 campaign is no different and eight young Gunners have already linked up with their loan clubs.

Arsenal.com will be tracking their progress throughout the season. Our 'Arsenal's Loanees' page provides an overview of all the relevant players and below is the latest instalment of our regular 'Loan Watch' feature, which brings you brief reports from their latest fixtures.

Player Profile - Gavin Hoyte

Lincoln City

Gavin Hoyte
Wycombe Wanderers 2-2 Lincoln City
Saturday, October 30

Gavin Hoyte made his debut for new loan side Lincoln City as he helped the Imps to an impressive 2-2 draw with promotion-chasing Wycombe on Saturday. The defender played the full 90 minutes as Steve Tilson’s men twice came from behind to secure a point at Adams Park. Hoyte’s Lincoln career didn’t get off to the best of starts when, after just 48 seconds, Kevin Betsy gave Wycombe the lead. Mustapha Carayol drew the scores level with a rocket from 20 yards before Scott Davies restored the home side's advantage seven minutes before the break. Ben Hutchinson equalised on 69 minutes to ensure Hoyte’s debut didn’t end in defeat. Lincoln remain 22nd in League Two and sit just one place above the relegation zone. The defender is on loan at Sincil Bank until the end of November.

Player Profile - Mark Randall

Rotherham United

Mark Randall
Southend 1-0 Rotherham United
Saturday, October 30
Mark Randall lasted just 21 minutes of his Rotherham debut in a 1-0 defeat against Southend on Saturday. Randall was forced off with a shoulder injury after a strong challenge on the edge of the area and he played no further part. Blair Sturrock scored the only goal of the game after just five minutes to inflict defeat on Ronnie Moore’s side though despite the defeat the Millers stay fifth. Randall is on loan at the League Two side until the end of January.

Player Profile - Pedro Botelho

FC Cartagena

Pedro Botelho
Villarreal II 2-0 Cartagena

Saturday, October 30
Pedro Botelho played the full 90 minutes as Cartagena lost 2-0 away to Villarreal II on Saturday. Nicki Bille Nielsen put Botelho’s side behind after just six minutes and Marcos Gullón Ferrera doubled the lead six minutes after the break. The defeat drops Cartagena below Villarreal II to 13th in the Spanish Segunda Division.

Player Profile - Cedric Evina

Oldham Athletic

Cedric Evina
Oldham Athletic 4-2 Plymouth
Saturday, October 30

Cedric Evina played 76 minutes before being substituted as Oldham beat Plymouth 4-2 on Saturday. Paul Dickov’s side needed two goals in second-half injury time as they battled back from 2-1 down to win at Boundary Park. The scores were level and the visitors were down to nine men going into stoppage time before Jean-Yves M'Voto and Dean Kelly gave Evina’s side the win. Oldham move up to eighth in League One, just a point outside the play-off positions.

Player Profile - Nacer Barazite

Vitesse Arnhem

Nacer Barazite
NEC 0-0 Vitesse Arnhem
, Sunday October 31
Vitesse Arnhem 0-2 PSV, Wednesday October 27

Nacer Barazite came on as a 67th-minute substitute as Vitesse Arnhem played out a 0-0 draw with NEC on Sunday. Earlier in the week the Arsenal loanee was an unused substitute as his side lost 2-0 at home to league leaders PSV Eindhoven. Goals either side of half time from Jonathan Reis and Balazs Dzsudzsak were enough to condemn Albert Ferrer’s side to a defeat. Vitesse are still 16th in the Eredivise and currently occupy the final place in the relegation zone.

Player Profile - Francis Coquelin


Francis Coquelin
Lorient 2-0 Arles
Saturday, October 30
Francis Coquelin came on as a 69th-minute substitute for Lorient as they beat Arles 2-0 on Saturday. Arles are currently rock-bottom of Ligue 1 with just two points from 11 games and goals from Kevin Gameiro and Lynel Kitambala ensured the Arsenal loanee’s side avoided an upset. The win moves Lorient to 11th with 14 points and seven behind table-topping Brest.

Player Profile - Luke Freeman

Yeovil Town

Luke Freeman
Yeovil Town 3-3 Swindon
Saturday, October 30
Luke Freeman was an unused substitute for Yeovil as they drew 3-3 with Swindon on Saturday. The Glovers were 3-1 up with just three minutes to go before Sean Morrison and Jon-Paul McGovern scored two late goals to rescue a point. Yeovil have dropped to 22nd in League One and are now in the relegation zone.

Player Profile - Vito Mannone

Hull City

Vito Mannone
Barnsley 1-1 Hull City
Saturday, October 30

Vito Mannone was an unused substitute for Hull as they drew 1-1 with Barnsley on Saturday. Adam Hammill had put the Tigers behind with a brilliant 30-yard strike after 24 minutes but they bounced back when Kevin Kilbane powered in a low shot 18 minutes from time. The defeat leaves Hull 20th in the Championship, just a point above the drop zone.

Player Profile - Samuel Galindo

UD Salamanca

Samuel Galindo
Real Valladolid 1-0 Salamanca
Saturday, October 30

Samuel Galindo was an unused substitute for Salamanca as they lost 1-0 against Real Valladolid on Saturday. Javi Guerra scored the only goal of the game after 70 minutes and defeat leaves Galindo’s side sixth in the Spanish Segunda Division.

Player Profile - Kyle Bartley

Sheffield United

Kyle Bartley
Sheffield United 0-1 Coventry
Saturday, October 30
Kyle Bartley didn’t feature for Sheffield United as they lost 1-0 at home to Coventry on Saturday. A fractured cheekbone means Bartley will remain on the sidelines for an indefinite period. Gary McSheffrey's header after 23 minutes was the only goal of the game and Gary Speed’s side remain 18th in the Championship.

Player Profile - Armand Traore


Armand Traore
AC Milan 1-2 Juventus
Saturday, October 30

Armand Traore didn’t feature for Juventus as they beat AC Milan 2-1 on Saturday evening. Fabio Quagliarella put Juve ahead with a powerful header after 24 minutes and Alessandro Del Piero added a second on 66 minutes. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a consolation with eight minutes left but Traore’s side held on and jump to fourth in Serie A.

Player Profile - Sanchez Watt

Leeds United

Sanchez Watt
Scunthorpe 1-4 Leeds United
Saturday, October 30
Sanchez Watt didn’t feature for Leeds as they won 4-1 at Scunthorpe on Saturday. Captain Jonny Howson scored a 15-minute hat-trick in the second half to ensure a victory that leaves Simon Grayson’s side 12th in the Championship.

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31 Oct 2010