Yet it is lower down the table that the big money is there to be played for this weekend, with Newcastle, Crystal Palace, Bournemouth and Watford all battling it out for as much as £10m as they target a 10th place finish.
Swansea's seven-year stay in the top flight appears to be over ahead of Sunday's final round of fixtures.
After breaking the records for most goals in a season and most wins, City are chasing the record for most points in a season as a win on Sunday would make Guardiola's men the first side in Premier League history to reach triple figures in their points tally.
The Manchester City boss said it is "ridiculous" that the two youngsters were not automatically given a medal with the rest of the squad when the presentation was held on the pitch after the Huddersfield game.
"We have a little hope and we must fight for it".
He said: "We are all so satisfied with his level but we spoke with him many times".
The midfielder's contract is due to expire but under Roy Hodgson he has enjoyed his finest season since he arrived as their £10million club-record signing in 2015.
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Guardiola said: "We know the team is - OK, not mathematically - in the Premier League". There were 13 points before, with us we achieve 20.
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The Supporters' Trust this week again called for the removal of long-time chairman Huw Jenkins, but Carvalhal has urged the fans to "give everything" for the team on Sunday.
"Since I've come in I haven't seen negativity but I've been told there was between the fans and the club".
"They are champions. It doesn't matter they don't have medals".
"They have worked from day one to the last one, training with us, being in the locker room, working".
The Saints have collected eight points in their last four Premier League games (W2 D2), as many as they picked in the previous 12 combined (W1 D5 L6).