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Matteo Guendouzi has a nightmare as William Saliba gets caught napping – Arsenal loan round-up

It’s been another busy weekend for Arsenal’s loan stars.

Arsenal were dealt their latest setback over the weekend with defeat to Manchester City after failing to recover from Raheem Sterling’s goal just moments into the Premier League clash.

The Gunners have now won just one of their last five games, but they remain hopeful of returning to form and challenging for a top six spot, also still competing in the Europa League.

Meanwhile, their loan players have other objectives to take care of as they look to make an impression for their loan clubs and on Mikel Arteta, who will be keeping an eye from afar.

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With that in mind, we have rounded up the most recent performances of five of Arsenal’s loan players.

Matteo Guendouzi

Guendouzi endured a nightmare display as Hertha Berlin suffered a 3-0 home defeat to RB Leipzig.

The Arsenal midfielder, who came off the bench in the second half, was caught in his own box with the ball before Nordi Mukiele made it 2-0.

And to make matters worse, he lost his man in Willi Orban, who made it 3-0 just 13 minutes later to complete the rout.

Hardly a cameo to remember for Guendouzi.

William Saliba

Saliba is another player who would have been left disappointed on the weekend as Nice fell to a defeat to Metz.

There was little the centre-back could do about the first goal, but he certainly could have done better for the second.

Saliba couldn’t save Nice from defeat against Metz
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Saliba and his defensive partner Jean-Clair Tobido allowed Lamine Gueye to waltz between them without a challenge before heading home to make it 2-0.

Amine Gouire scored from the spot to get Nice back into the game, but that was as good as it got for the home side.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Maitland-Niles had no such marking disasters as West Brom played out a goalless…