Chelsea are hoping to bounce back from defeat to Newcastle United when Arsenal visit, while the Gunners need to boost their European hopes.
The Christian Eriksen transfer saga appears close to completion as Inter reportedly prepare to test Tottenham with an improved bid.
Competitions need to be trimmed from the calendar not expanded, according to Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.
Mbwana Samatta will look to fill the void left by Wesley after joining Aston Villa.
Christian Eriksen has long been linked with Inter and the Serie A club have now confirmed they made an offer for the Danish playmaker.
Arsenal had been expected to bring in January reinforcements, but Mikel Arteta is now unsure if that will be possible.
Frank Lampard believes Mikel Arteta will get the time to be a success at Arsenal, as the Gunners prepare to face Chelsea on Tuesday.
Arsenal must beat Chelsea to keep their top-four hopes alive according to Mikel Arteta, who has agreed with Alexandre Lacazette's comments.
Inter wing-back Valentino Lazaro is in talks with Newcastle United, who have lost Jetro Willems and Paul Dummett for the season.