Arsenal fans expressed their disappointment and sadness at the news of Theo Walcott completing his move to fellow Premier League side Everton.
Manchester United bounced back to winning ways and into second place on the table as they cruised to a 2-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park on Monday.
Liverpool left it really late to grab all three points on New Year's Day as they beat Burnley 2-1 at Turf Moor to kick off 2018 on a positive note.
An Alexis Sanchez brace proved to be the difference on the night as Arsenal survived a late scare to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 at Selhurst Park on Thursday.
Manchester United left it really late to earn a point against Burnley as they came from two goals down to hold the visitors to a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
Alvaro Morata scores on his return to action as Chelsea earned a comfortable 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.
Barcelona produced a scintillating performance to create a nine-point lead at the top of the table as they beat bitter rivals Real Madrid 3-0 at Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.
Juan Mata came close to handing Manchester United a win on Saturday, only for his brace to be cancelled out by two loose goals by Leicester City.
Arsenal and Liverpool served up another classic on Friday as they played out a 3-3 draw to share the spoils at the Emirates
Bristol City scored in Fergie Time to knock holders Manchester United out of the Carabao Cup with a 2-1 win at Ashton Gate on Wednesday.