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Manchester City crowned Premier League champions after United loss

Manchester City crowned Premier League champions after United loss

"For Pep Guardiola, that means not just trying to flawless their playing style, which is on course to break so many records this season, but trying to win back-to-back titles, something that Roberto Mancini and Manuel Pellegrini never came close to doing, and finally establishing City as a serious force in the Champions League".

It truly has been a remarkable season for Manchester City.

But having handed City the title on Sunday, it could get worse for Mourinho if Guardiola strips him of a Premier League record from his Chelsea days. It's amusing how fortunes can change over the course of the season, as United are now accused of playing boring football.

With the title wrapped up, and a World Cup coming up with Spain, who would begrudge giving Silva the rest of the season off to spend all his time with young Mateo and his family.

After admitting that he was not intending to watch United & rsquo game also had a form golf reserved with his child City director Pep Guardiola may possibly have missed one of the proudest moments of his own career, however.

They won it in the last remaining seconds in 2012, and in the final match in 2014.

City's first match as confirmed champions will be at home to relegation threatened Swansea City this weekend.

"I saw lots of people in the moon because we won against City. They beat us over the two games and that's all you can say".

"I think we all believed in the style, otherwise it wouldn't have happened".

Arguably the performance that pleased the eye most all season, with City at their most fluid and exhilarating. "Winning at Stamford Bridge gave us a feeling of, 'OK, against the last champions, we are able to come here and play'".




"But in general we were so, so stable. Wonderful goal from Rodriguez - thank you!"

"Okay, Sergio [Aguero] is a genius, a top player but about 30-years-old".

The 23-year-old took his tally for the season to 22 goals in all competitions with the third goal. "So we won with guys that are so young".

"Playing in the Champions League at that age, sometimes it is complicated".

A week later than they'd have chosen Manchester metropolis have been crowned Premier League winners on Sunday as second-placed Manchester United suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat by bottom club West Bromwich Albion.

"Wednesday afternoon we will be back".

"We did it in the way we wanted to do", Guardiola said at Wembley on Saturday.

Here's what pundits, managers and players have said after City won the league...

It did not look like it nine months after Guardiola's appointment because Manchester City achieved none of their targets.


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