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Manchester City clinches 2017-18 Premier League title

It was City's fifth English league title and third Premier League crown in last six years.

City will now be looking to break the Premier League points record in their remaining five fixtures.

Juergen Klopp's side were the first to beat City in the league, blitzing them at Anfield with the help of Mohamed Salah, and then embarrassed them in the Champions League.

The mood inside the United camp has been buoyed by their thrilling derby victory over champions-elect Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

902: That Manchester City won the title is impressive enough, but in a credit to the way by which Guardiola's side dominated, the team also set an Opta record for the most passes recorded in a single Premier League match, as City ran circles around Chelsea in a 1-0 win on March 4.

Whether they deserve to be mentioned in the same breath as Manchester United's 1999 treble winners or the 2004 Arsenal "Invincibles" is up for debate.

"You can't stay in your front room when you win the Premier League", one of those associated with City said as he exited the venue to no doubt continue the celebrations elsewhere.

City could have taken the title last weekend but on that occasion United took the win.

Despite their recent slip up chief pursuers Manchester United, City look on course to register more points (current record is 95) and more wins (currrent record is 30) than any previous champion.

Guardiola and his players will have the chance to celebrate properly on Sunday when they host Swansea in their next fixture.

"The first time you think you are going to win all of them and the first time you lose it you think you are never going to win it again".

That prompted jubilation in the blue half of Manchester and a group of players including captain Vincent Kompany, Bernardo Silva, Kyle Walker, Fabian Delph and John Stones partied in public at a bar in Hale, near Altincham. You have to try to be more consistent next season.

City manager Pep Guardiola might have missed the moment that his first English title was sealed, however, after admitting on Saturday he had a round of golf booked with his son.

"This is my third title with City and it's just a relief not to have to wait the final day this time!" said Sergio.

"It would be one of the best three seasons I have ever had as a player and as a manager".

Pep Guardiola has made a big difference to certain players in our team - you must put that down to good management.

The 47-year-old has previously won league titles in Spain and Germany, as well as two Champions Leagues with Barca.

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