Manchester United, who earned record revenue of 689m euros (515.3m pounds, USD 736m), have leapfrogged Champions League holders Real Madrid in to the top spot. The Spanish giants had topped the charts for the past 11 years.
Alexis Sanchez's confession could see him receive a fine and possibly a non-custodial prison sentence.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's late equaliser helped Manchester United salvage a 1-1 draw against Liverpool, while Everton thrashed Manchester City 4-0 earlier in the day
Diego Costa, Chelsea's top scorer, was missing after reportedly rowing with coaching staff about his fitness, but Spanish wing-back Marcos Alonso's double helped Antonio Conte's side go seven points clear.
Chelsea were bidding to become the first team to win 14 successive games within the same English top-flight season, but Dele Alli's goals, both set up by Christian Eriksen, brought them down to earth.
Bournemouth captain Simon Francis was shown a straight by referee Michael Oliver in the 82nd minute for his challenge on Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey
Arsene Wenger's side were facing their first defeat -- and a major setback to their Premier League title hopes -- to Bournemouth after goals from Charlie Daniels, Callum Wilson and Ryan Fraser stunned the Gunners at Dean Court.
Manchester United rose to within a point of the top four after goals by Juan Mata and Zlatan Ibrahimovic secured a contentious 2-0 win at 10-man West Ham United.
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud produced an audacious mid-air shot from behind his back to open the scoring and illuminate a dank afternoon in north London with one of the goals of the season.
Tottenham Hotspur beat Watford 4-1 to send them above Manchester City on goal difference and into the top four of the Premier League
Anthony Martial was United's top scorer last season with 17 goals, but his equaliser in Saturday's 2-1 home win over Middlesbrough was just his second Premier League goal of the season and fifth in all competitions.
Georginio Wijnaldum midfielder struck in the eighth minute, emphatically converting a cross from Adam Lallana, as second-place Liverpool trimmed Chelsea's advantage back to six points.
Chelsea defeated Stoke City 4-2 in a thrilling Premier League clash, while Manchester United came from behind to beat Middlesbrough 2-1
Sergio Aguero is poised to return to Manchester City's starting line-up against Liverpool after serving a four-match ban for a dangerous lunge on Chelsea's David Luiz at the start of the month
Tottenham Hotspur's victory over Southampton helped them to move within a point of fourth-place Arsenal in the Premier League table
The win over Stoke City allowed Liverpool to move to within six points of Premier League leaders Chelsea as they moved back above Manchester City
Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United all notched comfortable wins on Monday, while Arsenal had to dig deep for a 1-0 win over West Brom
Roberto Firmino was stopped by police while driving in Liverpool city centre on December 24 and was later charged with a drink driving offence