What City stars said

Title-winners give their reactions to Sky Sports

City celebrate at the final whistle

Joe Hart can't hide his emotions

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Manchester City's victorious players will celebrate their Premier League title win long and hard.

Here's what some of them had to say after they clinched the crown with a dramatic 3-2 victory over QPR.

Vincent Kompany

"You want to say it's the best moment of your life but, if I'm honest, please never again this way.

"Even though the first half was really good we just couldn't get through but I never stopped believing.

"When Edin (Dzeko) scored that goal, it reminded me of so many other moments during the season when we've done this before. There was no reason not to believe.

"It's not sunk in yet. I don't know what happened at the end, it was just a huge mess.

"I'm so happy for the guys cos they've given so much this season. We've dreamed of this all our lives and now we're champions. See the fans and how happy they are - unbelievable."

Mario Balotelli

"We are the best and that's why we won. We didn't play very well in a few games but the rest of season we played very well so we deserved to win.

"We are the best and that's why we won. We didn't play very well in a few games but the rest of season we played very well so we deserved to win."

Mario Balotelli

Quotes of the week

"Personally I think too many people talked and too many people said bad things about me, and now they have just to shut up."

Samir Nasri

"It's the first time in my life that I saw something like this. Losing 2-1 then to come back and score the goal to win us the title - it's something amazing.

"I knew I made the right decision (to join City) and tonight I want to celebrate with all the fans."

Pablo Zabaleta

"I'm still dreaming; I don't want to wake up from this because you see the players, the fans - I think everybody really deserves this.

"The most important thing is that when you believe in yourselves you will win and I think we believed until the last minute."

Joleon Lescott

"To not have won it and for me to be to blame I don't know how I would have described it but thankfully we've got great players and they produced.

"I'm still overwhelmed but I'm sure we'll celebrate and we'll know more tomorrow."

Joe Hart

"It's a crazy day but we're happy boys. I don't need anything else. I'm proud to play for City and I just want to celebrate with these boys.

"It means the world to these fans but we need to do it again; let's do it again."

Will Manchester City successfully defend their Premier League crown?

  • Yes
  • No