On the verge of their third Premier League title in four years, the Citizens will face their local rival, Manchester United on Sunday as they’re still fighting for all of the titles available for them.
"The nicest thing this club has done in the last decade is that every time we won the title, the next season we were there,"
said ahead of the
. "The lowest position was second after winning.
"You see other champions, they fight to qualify for the top four and that means [we have] the consistency of being there all the time. It doesn't matter the competition, being there and win and win, that is when you become a club that is respected.
"One title you can win it, but being there for a long time - that is when I'm proud of the club the most, not just with my period in the last decade, always being there on top. Arriving in April and March, being in all the competitions, semi-finals and fighting for the Premier League.
"Hopefully, in the quarter-finals of the Champions League [this year], but even qualifying for the Champions League next season, this means you are considered a top, top club."
With a victory,
side could move 17 points clear of United with 10 matches.