Chelsea celebrate winning the title after beating West Brom. Photo: Carl Recine, Action Images via Reuters

Here are some of the best reactions to Chelsea’s Premier League title triumph following their 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Friday.

The Blues won the title with two matches to spare, as they cannot be overtaken by Tottenham in second place.

“Don’t worry I got this yall God loves unexpected heroes Very happy tonight enjoy the title FAM !!!!” – Chelsea’s match-winner, and prolific social media user Michy Batshuayi on Twitter, accompanied by a picture of him celebrating his 82nd-minute winning goal with a knee slide.

“Congratulations to @ChelseaFC on winning the 2016/17 Premier League!” – outgoing champions Leicester City offer their congratulations (Twitter)

“Champions Champions Champions @ChelseaFC” – former Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack (Twitter)

“It’s amazing to celebrate something with the fans, especially when the game was so difficult. Today we are very happy. We lost against Liverpool and Arsenal, then we went on an unbelievable run of winning games and we said together than we can win this season. We know last season was difficult. We came back this season and did well.” – Chelsea winger Eden Hazard (Sky Sports)

“They didn’t start the season well and the pressure was on, then they made the tactical switch and since then they have been reliable, consistent, and have got the best out of Hazard and (Diego) Costa. They have been absolutely brilliant and deserve this great moment.” – former Manchester United defender Gary Neville hails Chelsea manager Antonio Conte’s early-season switch to a 3-4-2-1 formation (Sky Sports)

“Congratulations to @ChelseaFC on becoming Premier League Champions.” – former England striker Gary Lineker, whose former club Tottenham Hotspur were pipped to the title (Twitter)

“Sooooooo happy for @mbatshuayi and @ChelseaFC of course. #michy #michy #michy” – former Chelsea striker Demba Ba, now of Besiktas (Twitter)

“These boys have been on the field doing it week in, week out. It’s been a delight to sit and watch, a different perspective. The togetherness was shown from day one.” – long-serving Chelsea club captain John Terry, who will leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season (Sky Sports)

“Booooommmmm @ChelseaFC” – golfer Justin Rose, the Masters runner-up and 2013 US Open champion (Twitter)

“I need bed and to sleep.” – Chelsea defender David Luiz (BBC Radio 5 Live)

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