Scoring three goals in five minutes to overturn a two goal deficit against Aston Villa, Manchester City ensured the Premier League trophy wouldn’t be sent to Merseyside, as Liverpool beat Wolves 3-1 on the final day.

The hero of the day was none other than Ilkay Gundogan, who scored two of those, one either side of Rodri’s strike, with the German once again showing his importance despite starting the game on the bench.

With the season now over, the Manchester City midfielder is set to head to Marbella with the Germany national team, but before doing so, he had a chat with Sport1 in his home country to describe the last few days.

Labelling the game against Aston Villa as ‘unbelievable’ and the manner in which they secured the trophy as ‘picture perfect’, Gundogan also added his second goal is likely the most important one of his career to date.

What might surprise a few, however, is that Jürgen Klopp, current Liverpool manager, reached out to the player, whom he knows well from their time together at Borussia Dortmund, to congratulate him.

He said: “He was one of the first. We have always treated each other with the utmost respect. He had another very good season with Liverpool and made life extremely difficult for us. He’s just an outstanding guy and manager, and he’s shown that over the years.”

While Manchester City’s season is now over, the Reds’ isn’t.

Liverpool are set to face Real Madrid in the Champions League final on Saturday, in hope of securing the title for a seventh time, having last done so in 2019, when they beat Tottenham.