A first-ever domestic treble also awaits Pep Guardiola’s men in a game which is live on talkSPORT
Pep Guardiola’s men have secured 49 victories in the Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup this term.
City are aiming to beat their own record which was set last year when they ended the 2017/18 campaign on 44 wins.
Most wins by English clubs in a season
Manchester City – 49 wins – 2018/2019
Manchester City – 44 wins – 2017/18
Manchester United – 44 wins – 2008/09
Everton – 43 wins – 1984/85
Chelsea – 42 wins – 2004/05
Chelsea – 42 wins – 2006/07
Manchester United – 42 wins – 2002/03
Manchester United – 42 wins – 2006/07
And an FA Cup triumph would also secure a historic domestic treble after already lifting the Premier League and Carabao Cup.
The Citizens beat Chelsea on penalties to win a second successive Carabao Cup in February, before finishing one point ahead of Liverpool to successfully defend their top-flight crown last weekend.
Following their Premier League title celebrations, skipper Vincent Kompany insists City’s attention turns to Watford.
He said: ”We felt we did everything we needed to do and were magnificent.
“This title is a combination of the staff, the group of players we have and the desire we have to overachieve, and it’s hard to overachieve with a team as good as we have.
“It wasn’t just the way we won – we had so many clean sheets in the run-in, it was ridiculous, and won our last 14 games.
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“I’m so proud of the guys because when we had to dig deep and defend and win 1-0, we did it again and again.
“We’re looking forward to the FA Cup final now. What we are doing is unprecedented and we are just thinking about the game against Watford now.”