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.
Emmanuel Frimpong Charlton 2-2 Brighton Saturday, December 8 Emmanuel Frimpong played the whole game as Charlton drew against Brighton. The Addicks surrendered the lead twice at the Valley.
Chuks Aneke Preston 1-3 Crewe Saturday, December 8 Chuks Aneke was a late substitute as Crewe beat Preston at Deepdale. The midfielder came on after 87 minutes.
Nicklas Bendtner Palermo 0-1 Juventus Sunday, December 9 Nicklas Bendtner was a second-half substitute in Juventus’ win against Palermo. The striker came on after 73 minutes.
Joel Campbell Real Betis 1-2 Barcelona Sunday, December 9 Joel Campbell started and was booked as Betis lost at home to Barcelona. The forward was substituted at half time as Lionel Messi scored his 85th and 86th goals of 2012 to break the record for the most goals in a calendar year.
Benik Afobe Huddersfield 2-2 Bolton Saturday, December 8 Benik Afobe was an unused substitute as Bolton conceded a late equaliser to draw with Huddersfield.
Philip Roberts Inverness CT 3-0 Hibernian Saturday, December 8 Philip Roberts was not in the Inverness squad for their convincing win against Hibernian.
Ju Young Park Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Celta Vigo Sunday, December 9 Ju Young Park did not get off the bench as Celta Vigo were defeated by Athletic Bilbao.
Wellington Ponferradina 3-1 Mirandes Sunday, December 9 Wellington was an unused substitute as Ponferradina came from behind to beat Mirandes.
Ryo Wigan 2-2 QPR Saturday, December 8 Ryo played no part in Wigan’s draw with QPR.