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

Football: Man City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

Manchester City champions: Five key players that helped them win the title

Raheem Sterling will be one of the best players in the world if he can become a better finisher, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes.

It is the team's first league title since 2014.

Manchester United hold the current record of Premier League winning margin of 18 points and City and breach this feat too. "It's a hard achievement and I'm proud of the team and everyone involved". "The Premier League is the constant - every day, every day, every day - and we were there every day".

While this piece isn't an attempt to undermine the quality of players who were at the club before the club saw an upturn in their fortunes, we take a look at the top-performing team members of the Man City squad in 2007-08 season, before the arrival of the ADUG to illustrate the impact of the oil-money in improving the squad.

It sets the right tone, ensures the campaign ends in the right mood, and could also now see them hit a lot of records as well as the right notes. But a frantic pre-season transfer window turbo-charged the team and City out-passed and out-scored everyone else.

"Thanks to everyone for supporting me in this tough year!"

City captain Vincent Kompany said: "It's the same feeling as the first time and you can't describe it".

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West Brom had lost eight of their previous nine games and last won on January 13.

"I've never been able to retain the title so I want to see if this team has got it in them to carry on and be even more successful".

The ownership change has certainly made an impact as City sealed their third Premier League title under the ADUG in a decade after many years of indifferent results of mid-table and relegation battles, which also saw them drop down to the lower divisions a couple of times. The people can believe Manchester City is a good team and a good club. That's the reason why they were champions.

"I don't know if I was the first or second or third but I congratulate them face to face when I had the chance", Mourinho said.

Henceforth, City would eye surpassing Chelsea's record 95 points accumulated in a single season.

Thierry Henry: I am not surprised with what Pep has done in this league and a year ago, I was one of the people saying stop having a go at the man because that's how he plays. De Bruyne's workrate and ability to produce a never-ending procession of pinpoint passes took City to a new level.

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