FILE COPY Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola celebrates as German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan (unseen) scored the second goal during the football match against Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England. They were unbeaten in the Premier League until January 14, when Liverpool ended that unbelievable run at Anfield.
Manchester City moved to within touching distance of a fifth Premier League title after bouncing back from a bitterly disappointing week to beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 at Wembley on Saturday.
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry on Sky Sports: They deserve to be champions, I am sure they would have liked to do it against Swansea but now they can play against Swansea with a happier smile on their face because they all know they're champions and they deserve it.
Based on three points for a win, Manchester City's current points tally of 87 is the most by any side in English top-flight league history after 33 games of a season. Firstly for him, coming to this league for the first time, and then we had to take on all this information he was giving to us.
It was a tribute to Ferguson's team-building genius that, just two seasons after the departure of the talismanic Eric Cantona, United were once again at the summit - this time thanks to legendary "Class of '92" graduates Giggs, David Beckham, Paul Scholes and the Neville brothers.
The result sparked celebrations among the Light Blue half of Manchester but Mourinho said City's title deserved to be recognised for its true value.
Fernandinho, whose consistency has been exceptional this season, will miss the next two games through suspension.
"The first one was special but this one is perhaps the one I'm most proud of".
"It shows what football is in Manchester. So of course it can happen, no doubts about that", Guardiola said.
Guardiola will not be watching United's clash with West Brom, preferring instead to play golf with his son.
"At my age, you can still learn and we share one thing: that hunger and desire never to be satisfied".
'We needed a period of adaptation...his methods were the right ones, we believed in him.
"These guys are fantastic and awesome".
"I noticed within the first month that if I'd met him at 18 or 20 [years old] then I would've been the flawless player for him", Kompany said.
Speaking after Saturday's 3-1 win over Tottenham, the 47-year-old gave all the credit to his players.
"This club is absolutely incredible in all terms".