Every season a number of Arsenal players go out on loan to gain valuable first-team experience. The 2011/12 campaign is no different and thirteen Gunners are currently away from the Club.

Arsenal.com track their progress throughout the season. Our Arsenal's Loanees page offers an overview of all the players and below is the latest instalment of our Loan Watch feature with reports from their latest matches.

Player Profile - Carlos Vela

Real Sociadad

Carlos Vela

Real Sociedad 3-2 Malaga

Sunday, December 4

Carlos Vela hit his second goal in consecutive games on Sunday, scoring the equaliser in a fine Sociedad comeback against Malaga. The striker netted with a sensational bicycle kick in the 89th minute to level the game before Diego Ifran grabbed a third in the 91st minute of the game.


Player Profile - Luke Freeman

Stevenage Borough

Luke Freeman

Stourbridge 0-3 Stevenage

Saturday, December 3

Luke Freeman played the full 90 minutes of Stevenage's 3-0 FA Cup win over non-league Stourbridge on Saturday.


Player Profile - Joel Campbell


Joel Campbell

Montpellier 4-0 Lorient

Saturday, November 3

Joel Campbell was a second-half substitute in Lorient's disappointing 4-0 defeat at the hands of Montpellier on Saturday. The striker played 17 minutes.


Player Profile - Kyle Bartley


Kyle Bartley

Rangers 2-1 Dunfermline

Saturday, December 3

Kyle Bartley played the whole match as Rangers moved seven points clear at the top of the Scottish Premier League with a 2-1 win over Dunfermline at Ibrox on Saturday.


Player Profile - James Shea

Dagenham and Redbridge

James Shea

Dagenham and Redbridge 1-1 Walsall

Saturday, December 3

James Shea played the full 90 minutes of Dagenham and Redbridge’s 1-1 FA Cup draw with League One Walsall on Saturday.

Player Profile - Nicklas Bendtner


Nicklas Bendtner

Wolves 2-1 Sunderland

Sunday, December 4

Nicklas Bendtner played the full 90 minutes of Sunderland's 2-1 defeat to Wolves at Molineux on Sunday.


Player Profile - Denilson

São Paulo FC


Sao Paulo 4-0 Santos

Sunday, December 4

Denilson played the full match as Sao Paulo ended a barren run of form with a 4-0 victory over Santos on Sunday.

Player Profile - Pedro Botelho

Rayo Vallecano

Pedro Botelho

Atletico Madrid 3-1 Rayo Vallecano

Sunday, December 4

Pedro Botelho did not feature in Rayo Vallecano's 3-1 defeat at the hands of Atletico Madrid on Sunday.

Player Profile - Samuel Galindo

Gimnastic Tarragona

Samuel Galindo

Gimnastic Tarragona 1-2 Recreativo Huelva

Saturday, December 3

Samuel Galindo was an unused substitute in Gimnastic Tarragona's 2-1 defeat to Recreativo Huelva on Saturday.


Player Profile - Chukwuemeka Aneke

Stevenage Borough

Chuks Aneke

Stourbridge 0-3 Stevenage

Saturday, December 3

Chuks Aneke did not feature for Stevenage in their 3-0 FA Cup victory over Stourbridge on Saturday.


Player Profile - Sanchez Watt

Sheffield Wednesday

Sanchez Watt

Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Aldershot

Saturday, December 3

Sanchez Watt did not feature in Sheffield Wednesday's 1-0 FA Cup victory over Aldershot at Hillsborough on Saturday.

Player Profile - Henri Lansbury

West Ham United

Henri Lansbury

West Ham 1- 2 Burnley

Saturday, December 3

Henri Lansbury did not feature in West Ham's 2-1 defeat to Burnley at Upton Park on Saturday, missing out through injury once more. 




Barcelona 5-0 Levante

Saturday, December 3

Wellington was an unused substitute in Levante's 5-0 defeat against Barcelona on Saturday.

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