The title success came at the end of a tough week when City were dumped out of the Champions League by Liverpool and blew a two-goal lead at home to United wrecking their Manchester derby title party.

Guardiola has taken City back to the pinnacle of the English game.

The League Cup final against Arsenal came just six days after City were knocked out of the FA Cup by Wigan when it seemed there was every chance of them completing the quadruple. It is one title.

"It's no coincidence the type of players brought in over the previous year or two have all been of a similar age and we'll look to build as a group together".

"As much as this has been a record-breaking season, this one's for you, the fans, this is why we do it!"

"This season has been incredible and the football we've played has been the best I've been involved with while at the Club".

A trophyless debut campaign saw some question whether his approach to football, honed under Johan Cruyff at Barcelona, would work in the more robust surroundings of the Premier League.

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'We all believed in it, otherwise it wouldn't happen, ' Kompany said.

City manager Pep Guardiola might have missed one of the proudest moments of his career, however, after admitting on Saturday that he had a round of golf booked with his son and was not planning to watch United's game. "I have never retained a title so I want to see if this team's got it to carry on and be even more successful".

"I think we share one thing maybe, the hunger and desire to never be satisfied", said Kompany.

City skipper Vincent Kompany spoke in the aftermath of United's defeat against West Brom of his determination to see Pep Guardiola's charges create a trophy-winning dynasty at the club, and Aguero concurs. There was a period of adaptation for him coming into the league and for us taking in his methods.

Sergio Aguero looked set to ousted due to Guardiola's clear preference to Brazil wonderkid Gabriel Jesus, but the 29-year-old worked his way back into the reckoning upon Jesus' injury - scoring 21 goals in 23 starts and etching his name into City folklore by becoming the club's all-time record goalscorer. The Citizens have been widely praised, with many calling them the best team in Europe this season. "This club is absolutely unbelievable in all terms".

City chief executive officer Ferran Soriano added: "Winning the Premier League again is a great honour for Manchester City".

"He's calm, he's balanced, he's happy, and I think Manchester City will soon offer him the possibility to stay on".