Three more players departed on loan as Arsenal completed their international transfer window.
Mikel Arteta had already sent eight players out across Europe, with the Spaniard looking to trim his first-team squad, whilst also providing youngsters with first team football.
Before the deadline, eight players had already been loaned out: Konstantinos Mavropanos [Stuttgart], Zech Medley [Gillingham], Trae Coyle [Gillingham], Zak Swanson [MVV Maastricht], Matt Smith [Swindon Town], Jordi Osei-Tutu [Cardiff City], Ben Sheaf [Coventry] and Tyreece John-Jules [Doncaster Rovers].
Lucas Torreira joined Atletico Madrid on loan
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And as the window closed, three more players were sent out with Lucas Torreira replacing Thomas Partey at Atletico Madrid, Matteo Guendouzi attempting to resurrect his career with Hertha Berlin and Dan Ballard joining Blackpool.
With the window closed, focus can now shift to the progression of the players away from the Emirates.
Here’s how they got on in their most recent fixtures:
Konstantinos Mavropanos made his first start of the season in the draw vs Bayer Leverkusen
After suffering a groin injury before the start of the season, the centre-back was made to wait to make his debut for Stuttgart.
He made his first Bundesliga start for his new club in the 1-1 draw at home to Bayer Leverkusen.
Mavropanos was beaten by Patrick Schick who opened the scoring after just seven minutes.
Following that, he settled into the game and almost equalised after hitting the bar with a header in the first half.
The Greek international played 70 minutes on his return to first-team action, with his team equalising minutes after he left the action.
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