The Gunners, who held the top spot for the majority of the campaign, are now four points behind City with only one game left to play. Pep Guardiola’s side has clinched the title in five of the past six seasons, establishing their dominance in English football. With the FA Cup and Champions League finals on the horizon, City has the opportunity to complete the prestigious Treble. Manchester United is their opponent in the FA Cup final, followed by a clash with Inter Milan in the Champions League final.
City’s remarkable achievement adds them to an elite group of clubs that have won three successive top-flight titles in England. Their consistent success mirrors the reign of Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson, who accomplished the feat twice. Guardiola himself has now secured three league titles in a row, previously achieving this with Barcelona in La Liga and Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
The team’s title-winning campaign has been fueled by the incredible scoring prowess of Erling Haaland, who has netted a record-breaking 52 goals in 48 games across all competitions. His contribution has been instrumental in City’s relentless pursuit of victory.
However, the club’s triumph is not without controversy. Three months ago, City faced over 100 charges of breaching financial rules, spanning from 2009 to 2018. The accusations accuse them of manipulating their accounts to inflate sponsorship deals, potentially allowing them to spend more while staying within league regulations. City vehemently denies any financial wrongdoing and eagerly awaits the review by an independent commission.
As Manchester City celebrate their remarkable achievement, their focus now shifts to their upcoming fixtures and the pursuit of the elusive Treble. With their unwavering determination and exceptional talent, they continue to make their mark on English football.