Every season a number of Arsenal players go out on loan to gain valuable first-team experience. With the 2012/13 campaign now well underway, 14 Gunners are currently away from the Club.

Arsenal.com tracks their progress throughout the season. Our Arsenal's Loanees page offers an overview and below is the latest instalment of our Loan Watch.

Player Profile - Benik Afobe

Benik Afobe

Bolton 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday

Wednesday, December 26

Benik Afobe played 90 minutes but could not prevent Bolton losing at home to Sheffield Wednesday.

Player Profile - Emmanuel Frimpong

Emmanuel Frimpong

Charlton 1-2 Ipswich

Wednesday, December 26

Emmanuel Frimpong was substituted at half time in Charlton’s defeat to Ipswich.

Player Profile - Chukwuemeka Aneke

Chuks Aneke

Tranmere 2-1 Crewe

Wednesday, December 26

Chuks Aneke came on in the 82nd minute as Crewe were beaten by Tranmere.

Player Profile - Philip Roberts

Philip Roberts

Inverness CT 2-2 St Mirren

Wednesday, December 26

Philip Roberts was brought on with six minutes to go as Inverness drew with St Mirren.

Player Profile - Craig Eastmond

Player Profile - Sanchez Watt

Craig Eastmond, Sanchez Watt

Colchester 1-3 Brentford

Wednesday, December 26

Craig Eastmond and Sanchez Watt missed Colchester’s home loss to Brentford due to injury.

Player Profile - Ryo Miyaichi


Everton 2-1 Wigan

Wednesday, December 26

Ryo was not in the Wigan squad as they were beaten 2-1 by Everton at Goodison Park.

Player Profile - Daniel Boateng

Daniel Boateng

Exeter 1-3 Oxford

Wednesday, December 26

Daniel Boateng was not in the Oxford squad for their triumph away at Exeter.

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