Every season a number of Arsenal players go out on loan to gain valuable first-team experience. The 2011/12 campaign is no different and 12 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 - Nicklas Bendtner

Sunderland

Nicklas Bendtner
QPR 2-3 Sunderland, December 21
Tottenham 1-0 Sunderland, December 18
Nicklas Bendtner scored the opening goal of the game as Sunderland claimed three vital points against QPR on Wednesday night. The Danish striker headed home from a corner in the 19th minute to send Martin O'Neill's side on their way to victory. Bendtner had earlier featured as a second-half substitute in Sunderland's 1-0 defeat to Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Sunday.

 

Player Profile - Sanchez Watt

Sheffield Wednesday

Sanchez Watt
Sheffield Wednesday 4-4 Huddersfield
Saturday, December 17
Sanchez Watt played the first half of Sheffield Wednesday's thrilling 4-4 draw with Huddersfield at Hillsborough on Saturday.

 

Player Profile - Chukwuemeka Aneke

Stevenage Borough

Chuks Aneke
Stevenage 2-1 Tranmere
Saturday, December 17
Chuks Aneke played the whole match as Stevenage secured all three points against Tranmere at Broadhall Way on Saturday.

 

Player Profile - Luke Freeman

Stevenage Borough

Luke Freeman
Stevenage 2-1 Tranmere
Saturday, December 17
Luke Freeman played the full 90 minutes as ten-man Stevenage recorded a hard-fought 2-1 win over Tranmere on Saturday.

Player Profile - Henri Lansbury

West Ham United

Henri Lansbury
West Ham 1-0 Barnsley
Saturday, December 17
Henri Lansbury made his return from injury as a second-half substitute in West Ham's 1-0 win over Barnsley at Upton Park on Saturday, playing 23 minutes.

Player Profile - Carlos Vela

Real Sociadad

Carlos Vela
Racing Santander 0-0 Real Sociedad
Sunday, December 18

Carlos Vela played 82 minutes of Real Sociedad's goalless draw against Racing Santander on Sunday, before being substituted.

 

Player Profile - Joel Campbell

Lorient

Joel Campbell
Marseille 2-1 Lorient
Saturday, December 17

Joel Campbell played 58 minutes of Lorient's dramatic late 2-1 loss at the hands of Marseille on Saturday.

 

Player Profile - Kyle Bartley

Rangers

Kyle Bartley
Rangers 2-0 Inverness CT
Saturday, December 17
Kyle Bartley played the full match as Rangers swept aside Inverness at Ibrox on Saturday.

Player Profile - Samuel Galindo

Gimnastic Tarragona

Samuel Galindo
Girona 3-2 Gimnastic Tarragona
Saturday, December 10

Samuel Galindo played 90 minutes of Gimnastic Tarragona's 3-2 defeat at Girona on Saturday.

 

Player Profile - Denilson

São Paulo FC

Denilson
Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo are currently in their off-season.

Wellington

Levante

Wellington
Granada 2-1 Levante
Saturday, December 17
Wellington did not feature in Levante's 2-1 defeat at the hands of Granada on Saturday.

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