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Pep Guardiola reveals those blocking VAR in PL next season

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However, Guardiola's side are seeking to recover from a dispiriting run of results, having gone out of the Champions League after losing home and away against Liverpool in the quarter-finals, as well as missing the opportunity to clinch the title against United last weekend.

It is their first league title since 2014 and their first under former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola.

Guardiola said: "I think Manchester City agreed to it but the other top teams, United and Chelsea, didn't want it".

"These guys are fantastic, awesome - they are incredible".

"What they lived in the last week was so unfair but they deserve (to win the league) and now we have a match ball".

David Silva foraged down the right and fed Sterling, whose pinpoint cross was sent crashing into the post by a first-time Leroy Sane effort.

Manchester United's defeat at home to West Brom this afternoon handed their arch-rivals the title.

Vincent Kompany's long pass caught Tottenham defender Davinson Sanchez flat-footed and Jesus made him pay as he raced clear to fire past Lloris.

With five games to go the points record (95, Chelsea 2004/05) wins record (30, Chelsea 2016/17) and goals scored record (103, Chelsea 2009/10) are all up for grabs. "We have Reds in the family, we have Blues in the family; today was a day for the Blues, there have been many days for the Reds before, and ultimately it's banter".

The 18-year-old has been linked with a move to Barcelona as a potential replacement for Samuel Umtiti, who in turn has been linked with a move to Manchester United.

Click through the gallery to some of the players linked with Man City, according to the Telegraph. Thiago is the son of 1994 Brazilian World Cup victor Mazinho and his ability to dictate play in midfield makes him a natural option to Silva.

Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino were also on target as Liverpool moved three points above Tottenham.

UEFA, on its part, will not be fast-tracking VAR for Champions League or Europa League next season. But we missed the first 20 or 25 minutes.

The Belgian leads the league in assists but he offers far more than raw numbers.

West Brom's official Twitter account tweeted "you're welcome" to Manchester City, while its fans at Old Trafford sang: "We've won you the league, Manchester City, we've won you the league".

Huddersfield look well set for a stay up as Tom Ince netted in stoppage time beat Watford 1-0 and open up a 7-point lead on the bottom 3.

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