City's free-flowing football, epitomised by Kevin De Bruyne, Leroy Sane, David Silva and Raheem Sterling, had everyone in raptures and in truth, had the title wrapped up several weeks before it was mathematically certain.
"You can not achieve what we achieve in terms of many, many records if you are not a humble team, professional, and have that desire to take the ball and win and win and win", said an ecstatic Pep Guardiola after Gabriel Jesus' stoppage-time victor against Southampton aided Manchester City in eclipsing the 100-point barrier as the 2017-18 English Premier League season drew to a close. While there is no doubting their quality, they have benefitted from a weak field in the Premier League.
The end-of-season standings show a worrying development in England's top division: The chasm between the so-called "Big 6" - Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal - and the rest is bigger than ever. "Can we close that gap in one season with a very hard market?" The numbers are always consequences of what we have done in terms of the way we play, our mentality.
The 47-year-old also became the first City manager to win the award - handed to Chelsea manager Antonio Conte last season - after Roberto Mancini (2012) and Manuel Pellegrini (2014) missed out despite winning the Premier League.
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Pep Guardiola's record-breaking side looked like missing out on an historic win on the south coast before substitute Jesus lobbed home to secure a 1-0 success with nearly the final kick of the game.
"I'm delighted to sign my new contract".
"But the motivation was never to get back on the horse, so to speak".
"I think what will remain is the formidable human aspect of the last 22 years - that is special and I will cherish that. It means the club is happy with my work and they trust me, and I hope to meet their expectations on the pitch and bring a lot of joy to the fans", said Ederson, who is keen for City to tick a certain outstanding major trophy off their list.
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