Manchester United will be without Zlatan Ibrahimovic for a month, although there are no details on the nature of his absence.
A third successive draw dealt Manchester United a further setback in their Premier League title challenge, held 0-0 by Southampton.
Liverpool have made Virgil van Dijk the most expensive defender in world football but Jurgen Klopp does not know how long his contract is.
Everton lost 2-1 at Bournemouth on Saturday, with Sam Allardyce left frustrated by the gifting of both goals.
Mohamed Salah netted a second-half brace to give Liverpool a 2-1 win over Leicester City, but limped out of the action late on at Anfield.
After another Chelsea clean sheet, Antonio Conte hailed the Blues' improving solidity as the Italian targets a big 2018.
Liverpool drew gushing plaudits from manager Jurgen Klopp after Mohamed Salah's brace overhauled Jamie Vardy's early opener at Anfield.
Stoke paid a heavy price for an under-strength side against Chelsea, but Mark Hughes insisted he was focusing on the game with Newcastle.
Both Rafael Benitez and Chris Hughton were left dissatisfied by the 0-0 draw between Newcastle United and Brighton and Hove Albion.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche was at a loss to explain how his side did not get a penalty in the goalless draw at Huddersfield Town.