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 18 Gunners are currently away from the Club.

Arsenal.com tracks 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 - Joel Campbell

Lorient

Joel Campbell
Caen 1-0 Lorient

Wednesday, May 2
Joel Campbell played 19 minutes as a second-half substitute in Lorient's 1-0 defeat at the hands of Caen on Wednesday.

Player Profile - Carlos Vela

Real Sociadad

Carlos Vela
Atletico Madrid 1-1 Real Sociedad
Wednesday, May 2
Carlos Vela played 10 minutes as a second-half substitute in Real Sociedad's 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday and continued his superb goalscoring form with an opportunist's strike in injury time to rescue a point.

 

Player Profile - Andrey Arshavin

Zenit St Petersburg

Andrey Arshavin
Rubin Kazan 2-2 Zenit

Wednesday, May 2
Andrey Arshavin played the full 90 minutes of Zenit St. Petersburg's 2-2 draw with Rubin Kazan on Wednesday, hitting his third goal in four matches with a neat finish from the edge of the box.

Player Profile - Pedro Botelho

Levante

Pedro Botelho
Real Zaragoza 1-0 Levante
Wednesday, May 2
Pedro Botelho played 79 minutes of Levante's disappointing defeat to relegation-threatened Real Zaragoza on Wednesday.

 

Player Profile - Ryo Miyaichi

Bolton Wanderers

Ryo
Bolton 1-4 Tottenham
Wednesday, May 2
Ryo played seven minutes as a second-half substitute in Bolton's 4-1 defeat to Tottenham at the Reebok Stadium on Wednesday.

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