Pep Guardiola becomes 3rd manager to win Premier League title back to back

Pep Guardiola becomes 3rd manager to win Premier League title back to back

- Pep Guardiola becomes third manager to win Premier League title in back-to-back seasons

- The 48-year-old clinched his second title in three seasons after leading Manchester City to EPL glory at the recently concluded season

- Guardiola however joins Mourinho and Ferguson as the only three managers who have won back to back EPL titles

Pep Guardiola becomes the third manager in the history of the Premier League to have won the EPL title in successive seasons.

The Spanish born tactician guided Manchester City to their second league triumph in three years following their 4-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on last match day.

A goal each from Sergio Aguero, Aymeric Laporte, Ilkay Gundogan and Riyad Mahrez rendered Glenn Murray early goal a mere consolation after regulation period.

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The Citizens went ahead to beat contenders Liverpool to the title with 98 points - just one better than Jurgen Klopp's armies.

Guardiola now joins Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho as the three managers in the English topflight to have achieved such success during their reigns.

Ferguson won back to back EPL titles with Manchester United, while Mourinho did same with Chelsea during his first spell at Stamford Bridge.

Guardiola also becomes the first manager to win back-to-back league titles in Spain, Germany and England.

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich handler was also the first manager to win the EPL title with record 100 points in a single season.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester City emerged Premier League champions following their 4-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium.

The Citizens won the league with 98 points - one point better than Liverpool after 38 matches this campaign.

A goal each from Sergio Aguero, Aymeric Laporte, Ilkay Gundogan and Riyad Mahrez rendered Glenn Murray early goal a mere consolation after regulation period.

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