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 fourteen 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 - Sanchez Watt

Leeds United

Sanchez Watt
Arsenal 1-1 Leeds United
Saturday, January 8
Sanchez Watt played 76 minutes for Leeds as they drew 1-1 with Arsenal in the FA Cup on Saturday. After being granted permission to play against his parent club, the teenager impressed at Emirates Stadium as the Championship side earned a Third-Round replay.

Player Profile - Kyle Bartley

Sheffield United

Kyle Bartley
Sheffield United 1-3 Aston Villa
Saturday, January 8
Kyle Bartley played the full 90 minutes for Sheffield United as they lost 3-1 against Aston Villa in the FA Cup on Saturday. Goals from Kyle Walker and Marc Albrighton gave the Premier League side a two-goal cushion at the break before a Jamie Ward penalty early in the second half gave Micky Adams’ side hope. However, Stiliyan Petrov's injury-time strike made the game safe for Villa.

Player Profile - Thomas Cruise

Carlisle United

Thomas Cruise
Torquay 1-0 Carlisle United
Saturday, January 8
Thomas Cruise played 72 minutes for Carlisle as they lost 1-0 at Torquay in the FA Cup on Saturday. Eunan O'Kane scored the only goal of the game after just six minutes and the Arsenal loanee’s side couldn’t find a way back.


Player Profile - Gavin Hoyte

Lincoln City

Gavin Hoyte
Lincoln City 3-4 Hereford
Saturday, January 8
Gavin Hoyte played just nine minutes before limping off injured as Lincoln City went down 4-3 against Hereford in the FA Cup on Saturday. The young defender came off worst following a challenge with Mathieu Manset and was forced to leave the field.

Player Profile - Cedric Evina

Oldham Athletic

Cedric Evina
Oldham Athletic 2-0 Swindon
Saturday, January 8
Cedric Evina played 76 minutes for Oldham as they beat Swindon 2-0 in League One on Saturday. Chris Taylor and Dale Stephens scored goals either side of half time to leave Paul Dickov’s side ninth in League One.

Player Profile - Pedro Botelho

FC Cartagena

Pedro Botelho
1-0 Salamanca
Saturday, January 8
Pedro Botelho played the full 90 minutes for Cartagena as they beat Salamanca 1-0 on Saturday. Toche scored the only goal of the game as the Arsenal loanee’s side stay fourth in the Spanish Segunda Division.

Player Profile - Armand Traore


Armand Traore
Napoli 3-0 Juventus
Sunday, January 9
Armand Traore played 45 minutes for Juventus as they suffered a 3-0 defeat at Napoli on Sunday. Edison Cavani scored a superb hat-trick to leave Juve sixth in Serie A.

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10 Jan 2011