"But to be a great team you've to go on and win successive titles".
At this stage, United were unbeaten and just two points behind eventual champions Manchester City. That may not sound like too bad an issue to have, but the main reason that it exists at all is because they have looked so good all over the pitch.
As well as their landmark points haul, formidable City also finished the campaign with a record 106 goals scored and 32 victories.
Another Chelsea record to fall was the 103 goals amassed by Carlo Ancelotti's 2009/2010 title winners as City's free-scoring season took them to 106 at an average of almost 2.8 a game. De Bruyne finished the campaign as the league's top playmaker, recording 16 assists and beating his teammate Leroy Sane by one, thanks to a superb ball over the top for Gabriel Jesus in the last minute of City's final game against Southampton.More news: Former Malaysia deputy PM Ibrahim pardoned
Phil Foden officially became the youngest player to ever win the Premier League, after he made his fifth league appearance during yesterday's win at St. Mary's. They're probably embarrassed by the season they've had because it's a quality squad.
100 - Despite winning six previous league titles across spells at Barcelona and Bayern Munich, Guardiola has reached 100 points in a season for the first time in his career - surpassing 99 with Barca in 2009-10.
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City, however, are in a league of their own.
"I am very proud having contributed a little bit", Wenger told reporters.More news: Markets Right Now: Tech leads stocks lower; bond yields rise
During the day's celebrations the players and staff can clearly be seen enjoying themselves with several alcoholic beverages, as is befitting a team who have just won any kind of trophy whatsoever.
"When you analyse the numbers, I would say we can't improve the numbers, no".
There had been a slim chance that Chelsea could leapfrog the Merseysiders if they won, Liverpool lost and there was a huge swing in goal difference - but Antonio Conte's side suffered a humiliating loss at Newcastle.
Already the PFA Player of the Year and Football Writers' Association Player of the Year, Salah, who has now scored 44 goals in all competitions, had been stuck on 31 Prem strikes since April 21, failing to get on the scoresheet against Stoke and Chelsea. Adjusting Liverpool's efforts in the 1978-79 season to three points for a win, the overall record stood at 98.More news: Farenthold: Attorneys Don't Want Me To Repay Settlement