Every season a number of Arsenal players go out on loan to gain valuable first-team experience. With the 2012/13 campaign now underway, 12 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 - Chukwuemeka Aneke

Chuks Aneke

Crewe 1-2 Stevenage

Saturday, January 5

Chuks Aneke scored but could not prevent Crewe from being beaten at home by Stevenage. The midfielder opened the scoring just after the half-hour mark, before being replaced 15 minutes from time.

Ju Young Park

Ju Young Park

Celta Vigo 3-1 Real Valladolid

Sunday, January 6

Ju Young Park set up Celta Vigo’s third goal in their home win over Valladolid. The forward started and was substituted after 72 minutes.

Player Profile - Joel Campbell

Joel Campbell

Real Zaragoza 1-2 Real Betis

Friday, January 4

Joel Campbell played 90 minutes as Betis began 2013 with a 2-1 victory against Zaragoza.



Racing Santander 2-1 Ponferradina

Saturday, January 5

Wellington came on as a late substitute as Ponferradina were beaten away at Racing Santander.

Player Profile - Benik Afobe

Benik Afobe

Bolton 2-2 Sunderland

Saturday, January 5

Benik Afobe was not in the Bolton squad for their FA Cup third-round 2-2 draw against Sunderland.

Player Profile - Nicklas Bendtner

Nicklas Bendtner

Juventus 1-2 Sampdoria

Sunday, January 6

Nicklas Bendtner missed Juventus’ home defeat by Sampdoria.

Player Profile - Ryo Miyaichi


Wigan 1-1 Bournemouth

Saturday, January 5

Ryo did not feature as Wigan were held to a draw by League One Bournemouth.

Player Profile - Samuel Galindo

Samuel Galindo

Lugo 0-0 Guadalajara

Sunday, January 6

Samuel Galindo was not in the Lugo squad for their stalemate against Guadalajara.

Player Profile - Daniel Boateng

Daniel Boateng

Oxford 0-3 Sheffield United

Saturday, January 5

Daniel Boateng played no part in Oxford’s defeat to Sheffield United in the FA Cup.

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