Gabriel Jesus's goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time at St Mary's Stadium meant City became the first team to reach 100 points in Premier League history.
Burnley's Sean Dyche was also in the running having guided the club to the Europa League while David Wagner and Chris Hughton's names were also being bandied about having kept both Huddersfield Town and Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League.More news: The Americans spoke about the opening of the Crimean bridge
Guardiola had earlier been named Premier League manager of the year at the LMA Awards dinner in London on Tuesday night, just 24 hours after celebrating City's triumph with an open-top bus parade around Manchester. They have broken all sorts of records and have been excellent throughout the campaign.
Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp, Burnley's Sean Dyche, Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santos, Cardiff manager Neil Warnock and Accrington Stanley's John Coleman were also on the shortlist. They had an incredible season.
"We played good and we are happy for that".More news: World Health Organization to administer experimental Ebola vaccines in the Congo
"Normally after winning you say 'now I don't run"; this is the moment you are not going to win. Of course, always I think the records are a effect of our game, our consistency.
This new series will take viewers on a behind the scenes journey through the whole of Manchester City's 2017/18 season from the world-leading training facilities at the City Football Academy, to interviews with the manager and executive meetings. The organisation is excellent.
"To be out of the Champions League and win the Premier League again, I'd sign for it now". "Ultimately, at the end of next season if Pep wins another league that will be a big problem over a three-year period".More news: Kevin O'Brien is proud to smash Ireland's maiden Test ton
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