Kompany already thinking of Man City title defence

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"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 was City's third title in seven seasons and easily its most convincing, with Pep Guardiola's team 16 points clear and still having five games to play this season.

Champions Manchester City have set their sights on rewriting the record books after clinching the Premier League title.

It was a win that saw City move back to the top of the table, but more crucially it was a significant result and performance at the home of the club that had dominated the Premier League the previous season. "Premier League Champions 17/18", City tweeted soon after the final whistle, when the fifth English top-flight title of its history was assured.

'If so, Antonio Conte might as well give Mourinho the contact details of the company which engraves the Premier League trophy while he's at it'.

"Whatever you read, I know what really happened".

We were masters in complicated football. They lost only two matches, that is why they were champions.

West Brom's former United keeper Ben Foster dealt with the few real efforts that came from the home attack - keeping out a close-range strike from Romelu Lukaku in the 19th minute and then a header from the Belgian in the 66th.

Henry, who implored him to emulate his City performance on a more consistent basis, said that such displays prove he can not.

"I won too much to be happy with one big victory".

"You can not imagine", Guardiola said on Saturday before the title race was decided.

"Today is a sense of achievement because we've won the title in a way for the first time, I'd like to have won all other titles, so I'm extremely proud about this, and extremely aware of how fast these moments can go".

"My team-mates will roll their eyes as I want to see the reaction from us next season as I've never been able to retain a title".

"The mental level, the day by day, everything must be consistent until the last day so one of the things we have to improve is consistency".

Pogba, one of United's underwhelming performers on the day, was taken off by Mourinho after 58 minutes, but his boss has since hinted that he did this because the Frenchman had already been booked.

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