"To make 18 wins in a row you have to be mentally strong and [against Tottenham] they again showed me how strong they are and this is important to help build up this club a little bit higher", he told a news conference after their 3-1 victory over Spurs. "It's a hard achievement and I'm proud of the team and everyone involved". "I'm proud of everyone involved".
Guardiola, who failed to land a trophy in his first season in charge at The Etihad, opened his account by winning the League Cup in February against Arsenal.
Their dominance of the league, with 28 wins and just two defeats bear that out, but the circumstances in which they have been handed the title were surprising.
You can always rely on Vincent Kompany, on what he can bring.More news: NBA Playoffs Preview: Houston Rockets vs Minnesota Timberwolves, SWOT Analysis & Prediction
"I've been lucky to win three but so many we've missed as well". I'd like to stay humble - this is not a dynasty, it's one title.
"We've won you the league, Manchester City, we've won you the league", sang West Brom's jubilant fans near the end of the game.
"Wednesday afternoon we will be back".
So, as soon as it was confirmed City had scooped the Premier League title, the players went to the one place where fans were guaranteed to be - the pub.
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Few including Guardiola expected it to happen on Sunday.
There will be no need for commemorative club merchandise related to the Champions League, after Manchester City were knocked out of Europe's premier competition at the quarter-final stage last week by English rivals Liverpool.
Kompany and Co posed for photos as they left the venue at 10.30pm, leaving to a chorus of "campiones, ole, ole, ole". "So happy to be able to share another trophy with our awesome fans!" tweeted City's captain Vincent Kompany.
Press Association was used in this report. You simply have to see this video to believe it, it has received over 2000 retweets on Twitter so if it is an outrageous marketing strategy you have to say it has worked. We're all delighted, but there's a lot more to do to unlock our full potential. There was a period of adaptation for him coming into the league and for us taking in his methods. We live and survive by the strength of the team.
"I'm happy and I suppose my team-mates would roll their eyes a bit at this but I kind of want to see how the reaction's gonna be now", he said.More news: New WhatsApp update allows you to download deleted pictures, videos