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Loan watch: Four forwards on-loan in Europe from Premier League clubs

| 25.09.2014
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A number of Premier League sides currently have players out on loan at European teams. Each parent club has a different motivation. Are they genuinely trying to give them experience, to take the place of an older player in the future, or are they hoping the loan star performs well, so they can ask a high price for him?

Coral take a look at which Premier League loan players have started the season well on the continent.

Thorgan Hazard
Currently blossoming at Bundesliga-based Borussia Monchengladbach, the 21-year-old has netted twice in the Europa League, and appears to be the catalyst in the team. With elder brother Eden strutting his stuff at parent club Chelsea, plus a host of other attacking options excelling, the Blues are in a fantastic position. The Belgian is bound to command quite a fee, however the Stamford Bridge business model over the past three years has been clever; recruiting young talent with potential on the cheap, loaning them out and selling them for a substantial profit. Romelu Lukaku is a prime example.

Divock Origi
Having signed for Liverpool, he was immediately farmed back out to Lille, where he scored five goals in 30 league appearances last term. So far, Origi has managed one in three in Ligue 1, and the 19-year-old Belgian striker is starting to show the promise that Brendan Rodgers identified in him.

Angelo Henriquez
The Mexican attacker, who was signed by Manchester United in 2012, is currently in fantastic form for Ukrainian club Dynamo Kiev. After five league appearances he has two goals, though including Europa League, the 20-year-old is averaging one in every other gams, amounting to three in all competitions.

Javier Hernandez
Staying with United, and keeping a Mexican theme, Henriquez’s compatriot Hernandez is on loan at Real Madrid, in perhaps the highest profile outbound loan signing of the Premier League summer transfer window. Known affectionately as ‘Chicharito’, which translates to ‘little pea’, the 26-year-old has netted twice in two La Liga appearances, and seems well suited to Spanish football.

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Matt Haynes

A long-suffering Leeds fan, Matt studied Sports Journalism at university, and has a plethora of multi-industry experience. Having worked on behalf of multiple hedge funds and top-tier investment banks in executive search, he has also had a stint with the BBC and the Press Association. Outside of work, he pursues entrepreneurial activities and likes to keep fit.
Although he has interviewed current England manager Roy Hodgson as well as Rafa Benitez and a number of other names, he is honoured to have spent time in the company of Gordon Banks. Matt enjoys cultivating long-lasting professional and personal relationships, is solution orientated, and supports Coral’s sports content provision.