City finished the season with 98 points to follow on from a season where they won 100 points in the previous campaign, the highest ever by a Premier League side, and Neville thinks they may have eclipsed the titles won by his old United sides and Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte's Chelsea teams.
"We have just fallen short to a world-class team".
Guardiola described it as the "toughest title of my career" after the 4-1 final day win over Brighton sealed a 26th career trophy and gave praise to Liverpool for pushing City all the way. We've pushed them all the way and hopefully next year we'll come back even stronger. "Ninety-seven points wins every single league apart from last season so if we do that again we will keep knocking on the door and we won't be far off it".
Attention now turns towards June 1 as Jürgen Klopp's men contest their second successive Champions League final when they travel to Madrid to take on Tottenham Hotspur.
"We have the Champions League to play for".
I know the rest of the top six will all sign players in the summer, but looking at them now I don't think they will be anywhere near City or Liverpool.
The chant has been sung by City fans for some time, with the lyrics also including "Ramos injured Salah" (in the Champions League final last year), although City's players have no hesitation in altering singing "Kompany injured Salah" instead.
"But I am not anxious that this is as good as it can be". If we are ready to make the next step, we will.
Liverpool have been fantastic all season as they've lost just once in the Premier League, but they still find themselves trailing City by a solitary point and it'll stay that way unless the Seagulls can do the Reds a huge favour. "If they're going to dwell on yesterday for much more than 48 hours, they're doing the wrong thing".
As Klopp's team have managed to pick up wins despite not being at their best, so have the Cityzens.
He said: "It is hard to prepare a team for a situation like that - we score and Brighton score, stay calm".
That is why the Reds can not rest and be too satisfied with their achievements, because they will have to improve further if they are going to challenge again. "Just constantly knowing that you have to win, you have to perform, and we defeated one of the all-time greatest teams in England and I'm proud of that", he said, after City notched up 14 straight wins in the league.
Whatever happens, this is going to be a gripping final game.