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 17 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

Newcastle 1-1 Sunderland

Sunday, March 4

Nicklas Bendtner helped Sunderland to a 1-1 draw in Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby, playing 70 minutes and firing home from the penalty spot in the first half. The Danish international's first-half spot-kick looked to have won all three points for Martin O'Neill's side, before Shola Ameobi struck late for the hosts at St James' Park.

Wellington

C.D. Alcoyano

Wellington

Villarreal B 4-3 Alcoyano

Saturday, March 3

Wellington came off the bench to score in Alcoyano's 4-3 defeat to Villarreal B on Saturday. The striker came on as a second-half substitute in the 66th minute, before finding the target with seven minutes remaining.

 

Player Profile - Andrey Arshavin

Zenit St Petersburg

Andrey Arshavin

CSKA Moscow 2-2 Zenit St. Petersburg


Saturday, March 3

Andrey Arshavin made his first appearance for Zenit since returning on loan in Saturday's 2-2 draw with CSKA Moscow. The attacking midfielder played 54 minutes before being replaced in the second half.

 

Player Profile - Ryo Miyaichi

Bolton Wanderers

Ryo

Manchester City 2-0 Bolton

Saturday, March 3


Ryo played the whole of Bolton's 2-0 defeat to Manchester City at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

 

Player Profile - Vito Mannone

Hull City

Vito Mannone

Blackpool 1-1 Hull

Friday, March 2


Vito Mannone played the full 90 minutes in Hull's 1-1 draw with Blackpool on Friday, earning plaudits with another impressive display between the posts.

 

Player Profile - Henri Lansbury

West Ham United

Henri Lansbury

Cardiff 0-2 West Ham

Sunday, March 4


Henri Lansbury played 74 minutes of West Ham's 2-0 win over Cardiff on Sunday.

Player Profile - Craig Eastmond

Wycombe Wanderers

Craig Eastmond

Scunthorpe 4-1 Wycombe

Saturday, March 3

Craig Eastmond played the whole of Wycombe's 4-1 defeat to Scunthorpe at Glanford Park on Saturday.

Player Profile - Carlos Vela

Real Sociadad

Carlos Vela

Athletic Club 2-0 Real Sociedad


Sunday, March 4


Carlos Vela played 76 minutes of Real Sociedad's 2-0 defeat at Athletic Club on Sunday, before being replaced in the second half.

Player Profile - Sead Hajrovic

Barnet

Sead Hajrovic

Barnet 1-1 Rotherham

Saturday, March 3


Sead Hajrovic played 23 minutes as a second-half substitute in Barnet's 1-1 draw with Rotherham at Underhill on Saturday.

 

Player Profile - Joel Campbell

Lorient

Joel Campbell

Lorient 0-2 Stade Rennes


Sunday, March 4

Joel Campbell played 21 minutes as a second-half substitute in Lorient's 2-0 home defeat to Stade Rennes on Sunday.

 

Player Profile - Rhys Murphy

Preston North End

Rhys Murphy

Colchester 3-0 Preston

Saturday, March 3


Rhys Murphy made his first Preston start on Saturday, playing 57 minutes of Preston's 3-0 defeat to Colchester on Saturday.

 

Player Profile - Sanchez Watt

Crawley Town

Sanchez Watt

Crawley 0-1 Torquay, March 3

Southend 0-0 Crawley, March 5

Sanchez Watt was an unused substitute in Crawley's goalless draw against nine-man Southend at Roots Hall on Monday night. The striker played the full 90 minutes of Crawley's 2-0 defeat to Torquay on Saturday.

 

Player Profile - Denilson

São Paulo FC

Denilson

XV de Piracicaba 0-1 Sao Paulo

Sunday, March 4

Denilson did not feature in Sao Paulo's 1-0 victory over XV de Piracicaba on Sunday.

Player Profile - Daniel Boateng

Swindon Town

Daniel Boateng

Oxford 2-0 Swindon

Saturday, March 3

Daniel Boateng did not feature in Swindon's 2-0 derby defeat to Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium on Saturday.

 

Player Profile - Kyle Bartley

Rangers

Kyle Bartley

Rangers 1-4 Hearts

Saturday, March 3


Kyle Bartley did not feature in Rangers' 2-1 defeat to Hearts at Ibrox on Saturday.

Player Profile - Samuel Galindo

Gimnastic Tarragona

Samuel Galindo

Huesca 0-0 Gimnastic Tarragona

Saturday, March 3


Samuel Galindo did not feature in Gimnastic Tarragona's goalless draw against Huesca on Saturday.

Player Profile - Pedro Botelho

Levante

Pedro Botelho

Levante 3-1 Real Betis

Monday, March 5

Pedro Botelho did not feature in Levante's 3-1 win over Real Betis on Monday. 

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