Real Madrid adviser Zinedine Zidane has hinted that his club may be tempted to offer "record-breaking money" in their bid to lure Gareth Bale away from Tottenham.
Everton's chances of finishing in the top four took a major blow this evening, as they have their seven game winning streak snapped at home to a confident Crystal Palace side in a 2-3 final.
David Silva missed Manchester City's surprise draw with Sunderland due to injury.
Manchester City dropped points in their attempt to close in on their Premier League title-chasing rivals, drawing 2-2 with Sunderland.
Jason Puncheon continued his stellar run of form, scoring the opening the goal and assisting the eventual game-winner, as Crystal Palace win their fourth straight in a 2-3 upset over Everton.
Matt Jarvis scored the opening goal in the 40th minute to give West Ham hope for a famous victory at the Emirates but it was not to be as Arsenal stormed back with three unanswered goals for the win.
With Arsenal in dire need of points Lukas Podolski cancelled out West Ham's first half lead and then scored an insurance goal to ensure Arsenal all three points at home against the Hammers.
Chelsea announced over the weekend that star midfielder Eden Hazard will return "sooner rather than later".
Manchester City will be missing Yaya Toure for up to two weeks due to the groin injury picked up against Liverpool.
Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to go five points clear at the top of the Premier League, with Philippe Coutinho hitting the winning goal.
Chelsea were not their sharpest today, but Demba Ba scored the only goal they would need to take the points and keep pace in the title race with a 0-1 win.
Yaya Toure was substituted in the first half of Manchester City's 3-2 defeat to Liverpool due to injury.