Arsenal wasted another opportunity to close the gap on their adversaries as they were undone by a brilliant Watford performance.
We take a look at the key news stories surrounding Arsenal from the day
We take a look at the key talking points from Arsenal's disappointing 0-2 loss to Southampton
Lucas Perez starts up-front for Arsenal as Arsene Wenger looks to build momentum with an away win against Nottingham Forest in the EFL Cup.
Arsenal pipped Manchester City by 3 goals to 2 in Gothenburg as both the managers continued to build their players' fitness ahead of the season.
Arsenal are reportedly interested in securing the services of Lukas Klostermann from RB Leipzig to bolster their defence ahead of the season.
Manchester City have seen off competition from the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan and cross town rivals Manchester United to secure the signature of 19-year old Gabriel Jesus. The young Brazilian will be loaned back to Palmeiras and will join up with Pep Guardiola's side in January next year.
With Asmir Begovic likely to leave this summer, Chelsea turn their attention to former Real Madrid goalkeeper Diego Lopez who spent 2 seasons at Milan. Lopez will provide as an understudy to Thibaut Courtois who is the current number 1 at Stamford Bridge.
As Arsene Wenger enters what could be his last season in an already 20-year long career as manager of Arsenal, this summer could present him with one last chance to build a squad that could win the Premier League.
Arsenal FC host Everton, knowing that a win would take them on top temporarily as leaders Manchester City travel to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United. The Gunners will be without the injured Aaron Ramsey as well as captain Mikel Arteta for the game, with defender Gabriel set to return.