Every season a number of Arsenal players go out on loan to gain valuable first-team experience.
The 2010/11 campaign is no different and seventeen young Gunners have already linked up with their loan clubs.

Arsenal.com will be tracking their progress throughout the season. Our 'Arsenal's Loanees' page provides an overview of all the relevant players and below is the latest instalment of our regular 'Loan Watch' feature, which brings you brief reports from their latest fixtures.

Player Profile - Craig Eastmond


Craig Eastmond
Millwall 2-0 Barnsley
Friday, January 28
Craig Eastmond made his debut for Millwall when he played 70 minutes of their 2-0 win over Barnsley on Friday night. Eastmond had a hand in the Lions’ opener when he combined with James Henry to set up Steve Morison after 17 minutes. Henry added a second eight minutes before the break as Millwall stay eighth in the Championship. The young midfielder is on loan at the New Den until the end of the season.

Player Profile - Henri Lansbury

Norwich City

Henri Lansbury
Crystal Palace 0-0 Norwich
Saturday, January 29
Henri Lansbury completed the full 90 minutes for Norwich as they played out 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace on Saturday. The young midfielder was making his first appearance for the Championship side since extending his loan until the end of the season. He was heavily involved early on and was unlucky to guide Russell Martin’s cross just over the bar before again going close from 25 yards. Neither side could find the breakthrough, leaving Norwich second in the Championship.



Levante 2-0 Getafe
Saturday, January 29
Wellington made his debut for Levante when he came on as an 88th-minute substitute during their 2-0 win over Getafe on Saturday. Second-half goals from Valdo and Felipe Caicedo move the Arsenal loanee’s side to 18th in the Spanish Primera Division. Wellington is on loan at Levante until the end of the season.

Player Profile - Pedro Botelho

FC Cartagena

Pedro Botelho
Cartagena 1-2 Deportivo Xere
Saturday, January 29
Pedro Botelho played the full 90 minutes for Cartagena as they went down 2-1 to Deportivo Xerez on Saturday. Victor did give Cartagena the lead after 22 minutes but a brace from Jose Mari gave Xerez victory. The Arsenal loanee’s side stay eighth in the Spanish Segunda Division.


Player Profile - Mark Randall

Rotherham United

Mark Randall
Rotherham 4-0 Stockport

Saturday, January 29
Mark Randall came on as an 85th-minute substitute for Rotherham as they beat Stockport 4-0 on Saturday. The Millers were coasting by the time the young midfielder was introduced and they stay third in League Two.

Player Profile - Gavin Hoyte

Lincoln City

Gavin Hoyte
Lincoln City 1-0 Port Vale
Saturday, January 29
Gavin Hoyte came on as an injury-time substitute to help Lincoln City see out a 1-0 win over Port Vale on Saturday. Ashley Grimes scored the winner four minutes from time to move Lincoln to 19th in League Two.


Player Profile - Benik Afobe

Huddersfield Town

Benik Afobe
Arsenal 2-1 Huddersfield
Sunday, January 30
Benik Afobe wasn’t eligible to play for Huddersfield against Arsenal on Sunday.

Player Profile - Vito Mannone

Hull City

Vito Mannone
Hull 0-0 QPR

Saturday, January 29
Vito Mannone didn’t feature for Hull as they drew 0-0 with QPR on Saturday. The Tigers stay 12th in the Championship.

Player Profile - Francis Coquelin


Francis Coquelin
Lorient 2-0 Brest
Saturday, January 29
Francis Coquelin didn’t feature for Lorient as they beat Brest 2-0 on Saturday. Lorient move to 11th in Ligue 1.

Player Profile - Nacer Barazite

Vitesse Arnhem

Nacer Barazite
Vitesse Arnhem 5-2 Roda JC
Saturday, January 29
Nacar Barazite didn’t feature for Vitesse Arnhem as they beat Roda JC 5-2 on Saturday. The win moves Vitesse to 14th in the Dutch Eredivisie.

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31 Jan 2011