Arsenal will spend Christmas Day on top of the Premier League after they held title rivals Liverpool to a pulsating 1-1 draw at Anfield on Saturday.
Raheem Sterling sparkled with a brace and Nicolas Jackson bagged his first goal for the club as Chelsea swept aside Luton 3-0 to give Mauricio Pochettino his first Premier League win as Blues boss on Friday.
Tottenham showed there is life after Harry Kane with a 2-0 win over Manchester United on Saturday as Manchester City beat potential Premier League title challengers Newcastle 1-0.
Alexander Isak scored twice in Newcastle’s 5-1 thrashing of Aston Villa.
Premier League clubs have splashed out over £1 billion ($1.3 billion) on fresh faces ahead of the start of the new season on Friday.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson completed his move to Saudi Pro League side Al-Ettifaq on Thursday, becoming the latest big-name player to be lured to the Gulf state.
Leeds United announced Tuesday that the English Football League had approved the club’s takeover by the owners of NFL franchise San Francisco 49ers in the latest example of a US-based group taking a controlling stake in an English team.
Veteran Brazilian international Willian on Monday re-signed for Fulham on a one-year deal with an option for a further 12 months.
Tottenham’s new manager Ange Postecoglou said on Monday he will meet with Harry Kane this week to outline his vision for the club after being given no assurances over the England striker’s future amid interest from Bayern Munich.
Manchester United signed England midfielder Mason Mount from Chelsea for a reported fee of £55 million ($70 million) on Wednesday.