Ken Early: Manchester City are their own best enemies

Ken Early: Manchester City are their own best enemies

Ken Early: Manchester City are their own best enemies

Guardiola will join Gary Neville to look back on the season, and how he masterminded the first three-figure Premier League points tally in history courtesy of City's 1-0 win at Southampton on Sunday.

The title race has been all over bar the shouting for some time now.

Guardiola's Manchester City side ran away with the title this term following their brilliant displays as they also won the League Cup in the Spaniard's second season in charge at The Etihad.

Despite having a typically large share of the possession in the first half, City struggled to break down Southampton's organised defence and rarely troubled Alex McCarthy in goal.

- After 118 years at White Hart Lane, Tottenham spent the season at Wembley while their new ground was built.

The Reds reached the Kiev showpiece against Real Madrid by defeating Roma in the semi-finals earlier this month, but their place in next season's competition was not secured prior to the final day of the domestic campaign. "It's a record which will stay for long".

That established a new mark for a 38-game campaign, beating the previous 31-goal record he shared with Alan Shearer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez. Clearly we needed to do something different so we changed the shape, changed personnel and we chose to get on the front foot and start creating a little bit more.

"The team needs some additions and, if they get them, I think they will compete for the Premier League title". Chelsea won the league last year with 93 points, but could only manage 70 this year. Although he took a while to turn things round, Southampton produced a strong end to the season with two wins and a draw from their final four games.

"I see a bright future for my successor because the team has a good attitude and quality." said the Frenchman.

But it is at the other end of the field that Wenger's replacement will need to work hardest as Arsenal conceded 51 goals in the league this season.

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