Man City crowned Premier League champions
- Author: Julie Sanders Apr 16, 2018,
Apr 16, 2018, 18:45
" But my team-mates might roll their eyes when I say this: I want to see how the reaction is going to be now".
"When I play football I forget about everything else, it is good for me to play", he said after scoring both goals in last month's 2-0 win at Stoke. "Our City. Premier League Champions 17/18". "It's a been a f****** long journey, especially if you have been a blue for more than 40 years in your heart", he said as he stood up in the pub alongside Fabian Delph and John Stones.
Fans of other clubs, unsurprisingly, were quick to respond.
"But tonight, we won it again!" The fifth title comes in the same manner as that first in 1937 - the rest were all clinched on the final day of the campaign.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has revealed that he was confident of landing the 2017-18 Premier League title when the Citizens beat the reigning champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge back in September.
Guardiola was on the golf course as United capitulated in front of their stunned supporters, many of whom had celebrated wildly last weekend after their side went to the Etihad and inflicted a 3-2 defeat on their "noisy neighbours".
When it became reality, though, the truth is few cared.
Other players who have also reportedly been linked with exits from City are Fabian Delph, Claudio Bravo, Eliaquim Mangala and Jason Denayer. The England goalkeeper has been sent out on loan for two seasons already, and is not deemed good enough by Guardiola. The streak began with a 2-1 win over Bournemouth on August 26, and ended with a 1-0 win over Newcastle on December 27, before drawing Crystal Palace 0-0 on December 31. You have to try to be more consistent next season.
"Manchester City, we won it for you", chanted the West Brom fans at the end of a match greeted by jeers by United supporters. It's amusing how fortunes can change over the course of the season, as United are now accused of playing boring football.
"You want to hold onto this feeling now". The team now has an unassailable lead at the top of the division thanks to an impressive 87 points from 33 games.
All of that without key players in Fernandinho and Sergio Aguero, too. It was the cut-adrift against the best-of-the-rest.
Soon after United" s defeat on Sunday, the City website tweeted: "Our Time.