The Spaniard now tops a list containing some of the most illustrious names in the division’s history
Pep Guardiola has become the quickest manager to reach 100 wins in the Premier League after guiding Manchester City to victory against Sheffield United.
Second-half goals from Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne sealed the points for the champions at Etihad Stadium, as Guardiola reached his century of victories from just 134 matches in the division.
Aguero’s opener was also the 1000th goal of Guardiola’s managerial career, also taking in his spells at Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
The Spanish manager beats the record previously held by Jose Mourinho, who achieved his 100th victory in his 142nd match as a Premier League boss when he guided Chelsea to a 3-1 win over Manchester United in January 2014.
Next on the list is Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp, who reached the milestone in his 159th match against Merseyside rivals Everton earlier this month.
Speaking about the achievement, Guardiola was keen deflect some of the attention from himself by highlighting the efforts of his players and backroom team.