first_imgPep Guardiola branded his Man City players the best ever Premier League side after Man United win Coral BarryFriday 26 Apr 2019 4:36 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link434Shares Comment City are on the verge of retaining their status as champions (Picture: Getty)Pep Guardiola told his Manchester City team they were the best side in Premier League history after their win over Manchester United on Wednesday night.City swept United aside at Old Trafford thanks to goals from Bernardo Silva and Leroy Sane as Guardiola’s side took a huge step towards retaining their league title.Liverpool are now a point behind City with just three league games left to play and City’s most difficult fixtures behind them.There have been many incredible champions in Premier League history. Under Sir Alex Ferguson United won the treble in the 1998/99 season, lifting the the Premier League, FA Cup and UEFA Champions League trophies in one campaign.ADVERTISEMENT Burnley v Man City: Pep Guardiola press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 14:47FullscreenBurnley v Man City: Pep Guardiola press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/burnley-v-man-city-pep-guardiola-press-conference-1913522/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Arsenal went an entire season undefeated in 2003/04 as Thierry Henry scored 39 goals and the Gunners became the only side in history to go unbeaten in a 38-game season.AdvertisementAdvertisementBut according to the Sun, Guardiola rates his team above every side that has come before them and in an emotional speech, declared: ‘That is why you’re the best team this league has ever seen.’Guardiola’s address prompted the City stars to break out in song, as Leroy Sane’s Buddy Holly anthem rang out in the dressing room. Advertisement City began singing Sane’s song after Guardiola’s emotional speech (Picture: Getty)City broke a host of Premier League records last season, including scoring the most goals (107) and becoming the first team to reach 100 points, but the Sky Blues are yet to retain a league title.Should City win their remaining three games they will do just that and it would be the first time since 2009 a team has managed to successfully defend their position as champions.Next up for City is an away fixture at Turf Moor against Burnely, with Liverpool set to play on Friday night for the chance to return to the top of the table, if only for a day.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Advertisementlast_img

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