Brighton took control of the game from Chelsea in the second half, grabbing a win and ensuring Chelsea remained 11th on the table.
Crystal Palace on Friday sacked manager Patrick Vieira after 20 months in charge.
Chelsea remains 10th on the table, a very familiar position that has earned the Londoners the nickname “consistenth” from rival fans.
The Belgian midfielder was involved in a tussle with Brighton’s manager Roberto De Zerbi in an attempt to force a transfer to a top English club.
Following an impressive 4-2 victory over Brighton, Arsenal will be leading the rest of the 19 clubs in the EPL into 2023.
Kaoru Mitoma and Tariq Lamptey were both on target in the second half as Arsenal were knocked out of the English League Cup in the third round.
Brighton hammered Chelsea 4-1 at the Falmer Stadium to give The Blues their first loss since the appointment of Graham Potter in September.
Newcastle United have completed the signing of Alexander Isak from Real Sociedad for a club-record fee reported to be £60 million ($71 million).
Ancelotti wished Casemiro well, saying the club cannot stop the player’s wish.
There have been rumours that the former Real Madrid man wants to leave this summer, less than a year after returning to the club from Juventus.