Responding to reports he had not launched an Arsenal takeover bid, Daniel Ek said an approach to the Gunners was rejected.
Given the choice, Barcelona would reportedly prefer acquiring Erling Haaland over keeping Lionel Messi.
Chelsea's XI had seven changes against Arsenal – something Thomas Tuchel conceded was a mistake as they lost 1-0.
Serie A champions Inter could reportedly part with Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez due to their financial situation.
Chelsea's top-four fate remains in their own hands but Arsenal complicated matters with a surprise Stamford Bridge victory.
Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid have not recommitted to UEFA, with the governing body now beginning a disciplinary process.
Arsenal are unlikely to qualify for Europe this season and manager Mikel Arteta feels some of his players could have done more.
Barcelona reportedly are keen to swap Miralem Pjanic for Chelsea midfielder Jorginho.
Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was recognised by Thomas Tuchel ahead of a potentially career-defining few weeks for the German.
With Arsenal's season likely to end in disappointment, Mikel Arteta knows how important the next few months could be.