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, 15 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.
Benik Afobe Peterborough 5-4 Bolton Saturday, December 22 Benik Afobe came off the bench and scored in Bolton’s entertaining defeat away at Peterborough. The striker was brought on five minutes after the break.
Emmanuel Frimpong Saturday, December 22 Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Charlton Emmanuel Frimpong started as Charlton were beaten at Hillsborough. The midfielder was substituted after 78 minutes.
Joel Campbell Real Betis 1-2 Mallorca Saturday, December 22 Joel Campbell started as Real Betis surrendered a one-goal lead to lose at home to Mallorca. The forward was withdrawn after 53 minutes.
Philip Roberts Saturday, December 22 Inverness CT 4-1 Dundee Philip Roberts came on three minutes from time in Inverness’ comfortable victory over Dundee.
Wellington Ponferradina 1-0 Real Murcia Saturday, December 22 Wellington came off the bench at half time as Ponferradina won for the sixth successive league game. The attacker was booked after 78 minutes.
Ju Young Park Atletico Madrid 1-0 Celta Vigo Friday, December 21 Ju Young Park was an unused substitute as Atletico Madrid scored late on to beat Celta Vigo.