‘Unstoppable’ Manchester City players have the hunger to win more trophies

Manchester City stars hailed the club as “unstoppable” and one of the best sides in Premier League history after winning their fifth title in six years.

Arsenal’s defeat by Nottingham Forest on Saturday meant City could not be defeated and they capped that success in style by beating Chelsea 1-0 for their twelfth straight league win.

Defender Kyle Walker told Sky Sports: “Obviously every single moment is a very special moment. I think it’s great not to have been at the top of the league for as long as we have. I think it was eleven points at one point and then you come back and you only need a win in one of the three games.

“This group of guys is second to none. They’re professionals, they’re winners, and I think that’s how we mostly get to the finish line. But we’re not done yet. We have the FA Cup against our arch-rivals Manchester United and then the Champions League final.”

City meet United in the FA Cup final on June 3 before meeting Inter Milan a week later where they are in the hunt for their first Champions League title.

“It would be fantastic but there’s still a lot of football to be played before we can talk about the treble,” said Walker.

“We have two big finals ahead of us. I think just for this club and this group of guys that I’ve worked with for six years to say that we’re at the top with one of the greatest Premier League teams of all time, I think we have to win some of that .

“To get that, I think we can really put our stamp on being one of the best teams ever in the Premier League.”

I think we can really make a name for ourselves as one of the greatest teams of all time in the Premier League

Kyle Walker

Jack Grealish was a key player in the recent winning streak and said of his second Premier League title: “Obviously it’s different. Personally, I feel like I played a much bigger role, especially this year.

“I’m feeling good, confident, back to my normal self and to what I knew I could do.”

When asked if City felt invincible, the England striker added: “It’s crazy because not long ago I spoke to some of the guys and I said, ‘Imagine if someone told you you have to win the league to win.’ 12 games in a row?’

“I’m not saying I didn’t believe we could do it, but it was going to be difficult. We have so much talent in this team and I think we feel unstoppable at the moment.”

We have so much talent in this squad and I think we feel unstoppable at the moment

Jack Grealish

It was the first title for Tormaschine Erling Haaland, who said: “(It’s) a dream. I don’t know what to say. It’s just unreal and I’m so happy. These are memories I will remember for the rest of my life. We fought so hard.

“Debut season, 36 goals so far, Premier League Cup and two more finals – not a bad start.”

Kevin De Bruyne is now an old hand at winning trophies with City and he added: “I know people expect us to win a lot but we work for it every day and a lot of people make sacrifices for us, so we are very grateful.”

“I think sometimes it’s more difficult mentally than physically because you have to keep going, but the team is hungry. I want to win more and keep going while I still can.”

Emotions were slightly different for midfielder Kalvin Phillips, who finally made his first Premier League start for the club.

“Of course it was a great feeling,” he said. “When I came in this morning the manager told me I was playing and honestly I was just happy.

“But I was happy because we won the league the night before and I knew there might be a chance I could play. I just went home relaxed and enjoyed every moment out here.

“It was incredibly tough, it was probably one of the lowest points of my career in terms of my confidence. But the guys around me, the executives who kept me going, told me I would get my chance and thankfully today I did.

“I’m very lucky to have the guys around me who keep pushing me and working on me as hard as possible.”

Zack Zwiezen

Zack Zwiezen is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Zack Zwiezen joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing zackzwiezen@ustimespost.com.

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