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 16 young Gunners are currently away from the Club.

Arsenal.com track their progress throughout the season. Our Arsenal's Loanees page offers an overview of all the players and below is the latest instalment of our Loan Watch feature with reports from their latest matches.

Player Profile - Henri Lansbury

Norwich City

Henri Lansbury
Norwich 3-2 Derby
Monday, April 25
Henri Lansbury was a 67th-minute substitute as Norwich beat Derby 3-2 to stay in the Championship's second automatic promotion place. The young midfielder was introduced with the game level at 2-2 and forced goalkeeper Brad Jones to tip over a 30-yard drive late on. Canada international Simeon Jackson completed a hat-trick with an injury-time winner to record a crucial victory for Paul Lambert’s side.

Player Profile - Benik Afobe

Huddersfield Town

Benik Afobe
Huddersfield 2-1 Dag & Red
Monday, April 25
Benik Afobe played 67 minutes as Huddersfield kept themselves in the hunt for automatic promotion from League One with a 2-1 win over Dagenham and Redbridge. Jordan Rhodes scored twice meaning Lee Clark’s side remain level on points with Southampton, who currently occupy the final automatic promotion spot.

Player Profile - Sanchez Watt

Leeds United

Sanchez Watt
Crystal Palace 1-0 Leeds
Monday, April 25
Sanchez Watt was a half-time substitute as Leeds went down 1-0 at Crystal Palace on Monday. The Arsenal loanee replaced Jake Livermore with Leeds a goal down and the visitors created far more in the second half. Watt went close from range but Simon Grayson’s side couldn’t find an equaliser and slip to ninth in the Championship.

Player Profile - Ryo Miyaichi


Ryo Miyaichi
Feyenoord 3-1 PSV
Sunday, April 24
Ryo Miyaichi played the full 90 minutes as Feyenoord beat high-flying PSV 3-1 on Sunday. Georgino Wijnaldum gave the Arsenal loanee’s side the lead after 27 minutes but Ola Toivonen equalised on the hour. Wijnaldum put Feyenoord back in front and Luc Castaignos sealed the win to leave Mario Been’s side tenth in the Dutch Eredivisie.


Player Profile - Mark Randall

Rotherham United

Mark Randall
Rotherham 0-1 Gillingham
Monday, April 25
Mark Randall was an unused substitute as Rotherham lost 1-0 against Gillingham on Monday. Rotherham are now six points behind seventh-placed Gillingham, who occupy the final play-off place, with only two games remaining.

Player Profile - Craig Eastmond


Craig Eastmond
Scunthorpe 1-2 Millwall
Monday, April 25
Craig Eastmond was an unused substitute as Millwall kept in the hunt for a play-off place with a 2-1 win at Scunthorpe on Monday. Two goals from John Marquis moved Kenny Jackett’s side to seventh in the Championship.

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26 Apr 2011