He would have been as surprised as everyone else that the title, seemingly a foregone conclusion for months, was rubber-stamped in such odd circumstances. For West Brom (20th place; 21 points), they are on the verge of being relegated, so this is a must-win match if they are to have any chance of surviving.
Jonny Evans, the current captain of relegation-threatened West Brom, is waiting for Manchester City to come knocking, the Daily Mirror reports.
Jonny Evans is set to snub interest from Arsenal this summer, because he prefers a move to Manchester City instead.
City boss Pep Guardiola had planned a day of golf with his son Marius on Sunday, so the Spaniard might have learned of his first Premier League while on the course. Winning titles in every league is important, with Barcelona was special.
"It's more hard (to win in England)".
"We were masters in complication, everything was complicated", Mourinho told Sky Sports. "We have spent a lot of money to have these unbelievable players, to make that possible".
5 - City match the English top-flight record by claiming the title with five games to spare, equalling the efforts of United (1907-08 and 2000-01) and Everton (1984-85).
"These players deserve all my respect because they have been unbelievable all season".
Jose Mourinho has ordered Manchester United's record-signing Paul Pogba to show consistency on the training ground, as well as in competitive action, following his stunning display against Premier League leaders Manchester City last weekend.
"It's the same feeling as the first time", the 32-year-old Belgium worldwide, who unlike his manager did watch the game, told Sky Sports.
A 3-1 victory over Spurs on Saturday saw the Citizens put themselves in pole position to bounce back from three defeats in 10 days in the best way possible, and United's loss sealed the deal on Sunday afternoon. "You can't describe it".
Manchester United, on the other hand, may not be at their best, but are on a good run of games and will be high on confidence after the derby win.