The Spaniard tweeted a picture of himself and healthy Mateo to celebrate City's title triumph on Sunday. It's a paltry return on the Abu Dhabi hierarchy's investment.
The club captain, a solid figure in centre of the team's defence, and also the official Club "Player of the Year" for four consecutive seasons, Dunne was a central figure in the pre-ADUG Man City team. Whatever the reason, City will likely hit the transfer market hard again in the offseason and target one or two big signings to complement an already deep and star-studded squad.
"We played so well in many games", he said. We are all delighted, but there is a lot more to do to unlock our full potential'. City defender Benjamin Mendy, who missed most of the season due to injury, turned social media blue as he tweeted: "We are f*****g champions congratulations boys!" In light of Neymar's game-changing move to Paris Saint-Germain and widespread knowledge of City's financial power, the signings won't come cheap.
Now he wants them to focus on building a dynasty and he said: "This is my third title with City and it's just a relief not to have to wait the final day this time!"More news: Brad Stevens on how Celtics will keep Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo in check
But success hasn't come cheap for Pep Guardiola's team, as his world-class team nearly completely comprises of an expensively assembled squad of top players purchased for high transfer fees.
Former England global Gary Lineker, who now works as a television presenter, tweeted: "Congratulations to @ManCity on winning the Premier League title".
After Mane opened the scoring, the former Southampton man became the highest scoring Senegalese player in Premier League history with 44 goals. Even on a day where he missed a few chances that nearly everybody would've expected him to score, the Egyptian conjured up another piece of magic via his head.
We're all aware of just how impressive the front three of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino are for Liverpool; it doesn't take a genius.
His current deal expires at the end of next season but Balague says City are keen to extend it soon.More news: Musk gives CBS a tour of Tesla Model 3 production line
I think Guardiola is great for the English game.
Here are six of the best moments from the weekend's Premier League action.
"City hope to tie Guardiola to a new contract", wrote Oliver Kay in The Times.
With the best defensive record this season, conceding only 25 goals in 33 games, the splurge has been fully warranted.
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