Arsenal behind the scenes have implemented new strategies to ensure more value is given to loan spells. This involved signing specialist in the loan department and allowing Mertesacker to have the autonomy in this area.
With Nelson and Rowe coming back with decent amount of first team experience in Bundesliga, I expect few youngsters to go out on loan again.
Mertesacker has already emphasised on the importance of Bundesliga in developing youngsters:
Let’s use this thread to keep an eye out youngsters etc on loan.