Loan Watch: Five Gunners in action

Every season a number of Arsenal players go out on loan to gain valuable first-team experience. This season 10 Gunners are currently away from the club.


Lukas Podolski Inter MilanLukas PodolskiMonday, February 23Cagliari 1-2 Inter MilanLukas Podolski played 81 minutes of Inter Milan’s 2-1 win at Cagliari. Mateo Kovacic and Mauro Icardi put the visitors ahead before Juan Carrizo turned into his own net, but Inter held out to secure the three points.



Carl Jenkinson West Ham UnitedCarl JenkinsonSunday, February 22Tottenham Hotspur 2-2 West Ham UnitedCarl Jenkinson played the full 90 minutes of West Ham’s 2-2 draw at Tottenham Hotspur. Cheikhou Kouyate and Diafra Sakho gave the visitors a two-goal lead, but Danny Rose pulled one back before Harry Kane followed up his own missed penalty in the sixth minute of injury time to secure a point.



Yaya Sanogo Crystal PalaceYaya SanogoSaturday, February 21Crystal Palace 1-2 ArsenalYaya Sanogo was unavailable for Crystal Palace’s 2-1 defeat against Arsenal. Santi Cazorla put the Gunners ahead from the penalty spot and Olivier Giroud doubled their advantage on the stroke of half-time. Glenn Murray then pulled one back in the fourth minute of injury time before hitting the post a minute later as Arsenal held out to secure three points.



Joel Campbell VillarrealJoel CampbellSunday, February 22Villarreal 1-0 EibarJoel Campbell played 69 minutes of Villarreal’s 1-0 victory against Eibar. Luciano Vietto scored the winner in the 71st minute to push Villarreal closer to Champions League qualification.



Wellington AlmeriaWellingtonSaturday, February 21Atletico Madrid 3-0 AlmeriaWellington was a 71st-minute substitute in Almeria’s 3-0 defeat in Madrid. Mario Mandzukic opened the scoring from the penalty spot and Antoine Griezmann’s double secured the win before half-time, despite Guilherme Siqueira’s late sending off.



Ryo Miyaichi FC TwenteRyo MiyaichiSunday, February 22Twente 1-2 VitesseRyo Miyaichi did not feature in Twente’s 2-1 defeat against Vitesse. Zakaria Labyad gave the visitors the lead before Jesus Corona levelled, but Vako Kazaishvili scored the winner in the final minute to secure Vitesse’s fifth successive victory.



Jon Toral BrentfordJon ToralSaturday, February 21Brentford 3-1 AFC BournemouthJon Toral played the final 30 minutes of Brentford’s 3-1 win against Bournemouth. Jonathan Douglas opened the scoring before Marc Pugh equalised. Alex Pritchard then restored Brentford’s advantage before Christopher Long sealed the win in the 90th minute.



Matt Macey Accrington StanleyMatt MaceyFriday, February 20Accrington Stanley 1-1 Cheltenham TownMatt Macey did not feature in Accrington Stanley’s 1-1 draw at Cheltenham Town. Wes Burns gave the visitors the lead but Shay McCartan equalised to take Accrington into 15th place, level on points with Portsmouth in League Two.