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 - Benik Afobe

Huddersfield Town

Benik Afobe
Brighton 2-3 Huddersfield
Saturday, April 30
Benik Afobe scored twice as Huddersfield beat Brighton 3-2 on Saturday. The young striker put his side ahead after eight minutes when he collected Gary Naysmith's quickly taken free-kick with his back to goal before turning brilliantly and placing the ball past the onrushing goalkeeper. Ashley Barnes equalised at the start of the second half before Afobe slotted the visitors back in front on the hour. Matt Sparrow levelled but Daniel Ward scored a late winner to keep Huddersfield in the hunt for automatic promotion to the Championship.

Player Profile - Sanchez Watt

Leeds United

Sanchez Watt
Leeds 1-0 Burnley
Saturday, April 30
Sanchez Watt was an 89th-minute substitute as Leeds beat Burnley 1-0 on Saturday.

Player Profile - Carlos Vela

West Bromwich Albion

Carlos Vela
West Brom 2-1 Aston Villa
Saturday, April 30
Carlos Vela played 75 minutes of West Brom’s 2-1 win over Aston Villa on Saturday.


Player Profile - Pedro Botelho

FC Cartagena

Pedro Botelho
Albacete 1-2 Cartagena
Saturday, April 30
Pedro Botelho played 61 minutes as Cartagena beat Albacete 2-1 on Saturday.


Player Profile - Gilles Sunu

Player Profile - Francis Coquelin

Gilles Sunu and Francis Coquelin
Lens 2-3 Lorient
Saturday, April 30
Francis Coquelin played 61 minutes as Lorient beat Lens 3-2 on Saturday. The young midfielder was replaced Gilles Sunu.

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1 May 2011