City sealed a first title under Pep Guardiola after rivals Manchester United lost at home to West Brom, and captain Kompany told Sky Sports immediately afterwards that he was preparing to go and meet the lads.
Manchester City this season has produced some of the most breathtaking soccer the Premier League has ever seen. However, with the title won they may ease off now, and lose this record.
"Playing in the Champions League at that age, sometimes it's complicated and maybe it's a good lesson for them for the future and for next season".
Ederson has also made some crucial saves, such as the last-gasp penalty stop at Crystal Palace in December, as well making a significant improvement in the save percentage department - contributions that can make all the difference in a title race. "All the lads have done so well and it feels great to be part of this really special group of players", City defender Kyle Walker said.
Last season, the Spanish coach had replaced England worldwide goalkeeper Joe Hart with Claudio Bravo.
However, style of soccer rightly counts for a lot in such debates, and Manchester City have been sublime throughout this season.
They could yet beat three significant Premier League landmarks set by Chelsea - the highest points tally of 95 in 2004-2005, the most wins in a season at 30 in 2016-2017 and the most goals scored at 103 in 2009-2010. "Very happy to call us champions this year!"
"This is not a dynasty, it is one title we've won". There is a fabulous website for Premier League stats called Objective Football.
He also conceded it was sweet to triumph in a country where some critics claimed his purist principles couldn't flourish.
Realistically it was always a matter of when and not if City would become English champions for a fifth time following a dominant season from the blue half of Manchester.
In order to prevent City from being crowned champions for a few more days, United had to avoid defeat against bottom club Albion at Old Trafford.
With a World Cup to come, who could blame their players if they did?
They gave a superb response with a swaggering win at fourth placed Tottenham.
Fuelled by the majestic form of Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Sergio Aguero and company, City have sent records tumbling, including notching an incredible 18 successive top-flight wins. It is important to believe because Manchester City is not like United or Chelsea or Arsenal - you know, the big clubs in England who have a big history behind them.