Manchester City win the title: How pundits, managers, players reacted

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Manchester City's Premier League title triumph this season is the "most special" of David Silva's career as he had to contend with the premature birth of his son.

"We played so good in many games", Guardiola said.

Here is nother feat they can achieve: City have won 14 games away from home this season and have two to go away from home - winning both of those would beat Chelsea's record of 15.

"I knew that sooner or later they would be (champions) and if I was in their position I would be very upset if someone said they won the title because Manchester United lost against West Brom". Probably because I won eight championships, I was not in the moon with the victory against them.

But City, who will stage a title party when they host Swansea on Sunday, have a chance to underline their credentials over their last five matches.

Kompany and co. have the opportunity to secure the highest number of wins, points and goals scored in a Premier League season. "The amount of goals, chances and points, to do that in the Premier League, with the contenders we have, is because the players are so good".

Guardiola's men were on course to drop points in two of their opening three games until Sterling's 97th-minute victor at Bournemouth back in August kicked off an 18-match winning run in the league.

Word quickly got around through social media and City fans queued outside a venue still advertising United's televised clash with the Baggies in a bid to join fellow supporters inside, where the players were seen belting out Oasis' Wonderwall and being serenaded by supporters expressing their delight and gratitude.


City's captain Vincent Kompany told Sky Sports: "You can't describe the feeling".

Sterling put in an impressive display as City breezed past Tottenham 3-1 at Wembley on Saturday in what turned out to be a Premier League title-clinching win following Manchester United's surprise defeat to West Brom on Sunday.

"It shows what football is in Manchester".

Kompany says that he had a feeling today would be the day his side were confirmed as top dogs, and he is now hoping that City can become the first side to win back-to-back crowns since Man United between 2006 and 2008.

"It's more complicated. But I think for the club, not just the players, all the departments in the club can believe".

'We needed a period of adaptation...his methods were the right ones, we believed in him. I think with my experience you don't win titles with inconsistency.

Speaking after Saturday's 3-1 win over Tottenham, the 47-year-old gave all the credit to his players.

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