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.

Player Profile - Benik Afobe

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.

Player Profile - Emmanuel Frimpong

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.

Player Profile - Joel Campbell

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 The forward was withdrawn after 53 minutes.

Player Profile - Philip Roberts

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

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

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.


Player Profile - Craig Eastmond

Player Profile - Sanchez Watt

Craig Eastmond, Sanchez Watt
Saturday, December 22
Walsall 1-0 Colchester
Craig Eastmond and Sanchez Watt were both injured for Colchester’s defeat at Walsall.

Player Profile - Nicklas Bendtner

Nicklas Bendtner
Cagliari 1-3 Juventus
Friday, December 21
Nicklas Bendtner was injured for Juventus’ away win at Cagliari.

Player Profile - Ryo Miyaichi

Ryo
Wigan 0-1 Arsenal
Saturday, December 22
Ryo did not feature as Mikel Arteta’s second-half penalty condemned Wigan to defeat at home to Arsenal.

Player Profile - Conor Henderson

Conor Henderson
Saturday, December 22
Coventry 1-1 Preston
Conor Henderson was not in the Coventry squad as they drew at home to Preston.

Player Profile - Samuel Galindo

Samuel Galindo
Sabadell 0-1 Lugo
Saturday, December 22
Samuel Galindo did not get off the bench as Lugo won away at Sabadell.

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