This is our proudest victory, says Vincent Kompany

Carrie Guzman
April 16, 2018

Manchester United's home defeat against West Bromwich Albion ensured Pep Guardiola's City were crowned as champions, with their impressive win against Tottenham on Saturday night enough to push them over the finishing line in a one-sided title race.

Guardiola failed to pick up a trophy in his first year at the Etihad Stadium but has now won the league and EFL Cup - secured with victory over Arsenal at Wembley in February - this season.

Vincent Kompany delivered an emotionally charged speech to Manchester City fans and players after the club's title triumph.

He called on team-mates to do what they were unable to after their previous two titles, and retain...

"I noticed within the first month that if I'd met him at 18 or 20 [years old] then I would've been the ideal player for him", Kompany said.

As for Spurs, boss Mauricio Pochettino has made a total of four alterations to his team, with the most notable switch seeing Erik Lamela replace Son Heung-min.

"We were exhausted, not just physically but mentally as well and a lot of big characters stood up today and that gives me a lot of pride again to be able to share these moments with this team.

It is banter. It's been a great day", Kompany said.

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"I'm extremely proud about this and extremely aware of how fast these moments can go".

"This is not a dynasty, it is one title we've won".

"Any player who has played under him has had success because of him and because of the way he has improved them as individuals and enabled them to unlock their full potential".

Guardiola's squad kicked off their celebrations unexpectedly early as Bernardo Silva, John Stones, Fabian Delph and Kyle Walker joined the skipper at a packed Hale Wine Bar.

Kompany and Co posed for photos as they left the venue at 10.30pm, leaving to a chorus of "campiones, ole, ole, ole". I think there was a period of adaptation that was needed, for him and us.

'Especially if you've been a Blue for more than forty years.

"At my age, you can still learn and we share one thing: that hunger and desire never to be satisfied. I don't like to wait and see a team lose so it was different experience today", Kompany said.

"As (West Brom) got stuck into the game you got the feeling "something could happen here", and a set-piece, a wonderful goal from Rodriguez - thank you! - it's a great feeling".

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