"Last not 20 years ago, it was three", he added.
"West Brom outworked them; they wanted to go out and hurt them".
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admitted his players paid the price for their sluggish play in their shock 1-0 home defeat against West Bromwich Albion, which confirmed Manchester City's Premier League title in turn.
Goalkeeper Ederson Moraes was watching former club Benfica play Porto in the Portuguese league.
Two of those trophies have now been secured, with Guardiola revealing that he knew success was on the cards after overseeing a narrow 1-0 win over the defending Premier League champions on September 30.
Pogba wasn't the only one Mourinho wants to be more stable, as he also told his critics to support him and his team after good performances just as readily as they bash United after poor ones. "As I was saying, we have mathematically to make the top four, which is compulsory - and we need four or five points for that - but I think we deserve to finish second and we are going to fight to get the points for that". "Very happy to call us champions this year".
Few - including Guardiola - expected it to happen on Sunday.
And Mourinho accused his players of taking their eye off the ball after the City game. You don't win titles with inconsistency.
That moment came in the 73rd minute when Jay Rodriguez finished off a wayward header by United's Nemanja Matic on the corner.
Pep Guardiola is just the third manager to win the top-flight title in England and at least two of the other big five European leagues, after Carlo Ancelotti (3) and Jose Mourinho (2).
"I saw lots of people on the moon because we won against Manchester City". Of their five remaining matches, no team is now higher than 13th in the table.
City clinched the first division league title in 1936-1937 and 1967-1968, while they have won the competition in its current form twice - in 2011-2012 and 2013-2014.