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 fourteen 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 - Vito Mannone

Hull City

Vito Mannone
Hull City 1-0 Ipswich
Saturday, November 20
Vito Mannone again started for Hull City and recorded a second successive clean sheet as the Tigers beat Ipswich 1-0 on Saturday. Robert Koren's superb finish won the game 13 minutes from time as Nigel Pearson’s side moved to 19th in the Championship.


Player Profile - Gavin Hoyte

Lincoln City

Gavin Hoyte
Lincoln City 3-1 Hereford
Saturday, November 20
Gavin Hoyte played the full 90 minutes as Lincoln City recorded their second consecutive league win with a 3-1 victory over Hereford on Saturday. Hoyte’s side started well with Ben Hutchinson and Delroy Facey ensuring a 2-0 half-time lead against their relegation rivals. Stuart Fleetwood pulled one back after 55 minutes though Mustapha Carayol made the game safe two minutes later and ensured Lincoln move to 16th in League Two.

Player Profile - Thomas Cruise

Carlisle United

Thomas Cruise
Walsall 2-1 Carlisle United
Saturday, November 20
Thomas Cruise played 79 minutes before being substituted as Carlisle lost 2-1 against Walsall on Saturday. Mike Grella put the Cumbrian side ahead after 26 minutes before a brace from Matt Richards inflicted defeat on Greg Abbott’s team to leave them eighth in League One.

Player Profile - Pedro Botelho

FC Cartagena

Pedro Botelho
Cartagena 2-1 Real Betis
Saturday, November 20
Pedro Botelho played the full 90 minutes as Cartagena beat league leaders Real Betis 2-1 on Saturday. Ruben Castro put Betis in front just after the hour mark before Toche scored twice in the final five minutes to give the home side victory. Cartagena move up to tenth in the Spanish Segunda Division.

Player Profile - Kyle Bartley

Sheffield United

Kyle Bartley
Sheffield United 3-2 Crystal Palace
Saturday, November 20
Kyle Bartley played the full 90 minutes for Sheffield United as they beat Crystal Palace 3-2 on Saturday. The Blades went behind through a Neil Danns penalty after 18 minutes but hit back with a spot kick of their own six minutes before the break. James Vaughan's header put the visitors back in front before Ched Evans hooked home an equaliser five minutes from time. Gary Speed’s side then won the game two minutes later when Daniel Bogdanovic scored from the penalty spot. The Arsenal loanee’s side move up to 18th in the Championship.

Player Profile - Cedric Evina

Oldham Athletic

Cedric Evina
Dagenham and Redbridge 0-1 Oldham
Saturday, November 20
Cedric Evina played the full 90 minutes for Oldham as they beat Dagenham and Redbridge 1-0 on Saturday. Aiden White fired home after 57 minutes to move Paul Dickov’s side up to seventh in League One with only goal difference keeping them out of the play-off places.

Player Profile - Samuel Galindo

UD Salamanca

Samuel Galindo
Salamanca 4-2 Las Palmas
Saturday, November 20
Samuel Galindo came on as an 87th-minute substitute for Salamanca as they kept pace with the Spanish Segunda division leaders after a 4-2 win over Las Palmas on Saturday. A brace from Kike and goals from Goikoetxea and Jose Angel leave Salamanca fourth, just six points behind table-topping Real Betis.

Player Profile - Francis Coquelin


Francis Coquelin
Sochaux 2-0 Lorient
Saturday, November 20
Francis Coquelin came on as a 64th-minute substitute for Lorient as they went down 2-0 against Sochaux on Saturday. Modibo Maiga and Ideye Brown had put the away side in control before Coquelin’s introduction. Defeat leaves the Arsenal loanee’s side 12th in Ligue 1.

Player Profile - Benik Afobe

Huddersfield Town

Benik Afobe
Huddersfield Town 0-1 Exeter City
Saturday, November 20
Benik Afobe was an unused substitute for Huddersfield as they lost 1-0 against Exeter on Saturday. Richard Duffy scored the only goal of the game after 36 minutes as the Terriers slipped to ninth in League One.

Player Profile - Armand Traore


Armand Traore
Genoa 0-2 Juventus
Sunday, November 21
Armand Traore was an unused substitute for Juventus as they beat Genoa 2-0 on Sunday. Two first-half goals kept Juve fourth in Serie A, six points behind leaders Milan.

Player Profile - Nacer Barazite

Vitesse Arnhem

Nacer Barazite
Vitesse Arnhem 2-0 Heracles
Saturday, November 20
Nacer Barazite didn’t feature for Vitesse Arnhem as they beat fellow strugglers Heracles 2-0 on Saturday. Goals either side of half time from Davy Propper and Dalibor Stevanovic move Albert Ferrer’s side to 12th in the Dutch Eredivise.

Player Profile - Luke Freeman

Yeovil Town

Luke Freeman
Charlton 3-2 Yeovil
Saturday, November 20
Luke Freeman didn’t feature for Yeovil as they lost 3-2 against Charlton on Saturday. Johnnie Jackson scored the winner from the penalty spot five minutes from time to leave Terry Skiverton’s side 23rd in League One and just a point above bottom side Walsall.

Player Profile - Mark Randall

Rotherham United

Mark Randall
Crewe 1-0 Rotherham United
Saturday, November 20
Mark Randall didn’t feature for Rotherham as they beat Crewe 1-0 on Saturday. The midfielder is currently enduring a spell on the sidelines after breaking his collarbone during his debut for the League Two side on October 30. Adam Dugdale’s own goal after just two minutes was enough to move the Millers up to fourth in League Two, five points behind leaders Chesterfield.

Player Profile - Sanchez Watt

Leeds United

Sanchez Watt
Norwich 1-1 Leeds United
Saturday, November 20
Sanchez Watt didn’t feature for Leeds as they drew 1-1 with Norwich on Saturday. Max Gradel gave Leeds the lead after just 13 minutes though Leon Barnett's second-half header meant the game ended all square. Simon Grayson’s side stay fifth in the Championship.

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22 Nov 2010