He went out with a 1-0 win at Huddersfield.
Four of the last five Premier League title winners have completely disintegrated the following season.
Struggling Saints knew before kick-off that only a highly unlikely 10-goal swing in goal difference could send them down and a defeat for relegation rivals Swansea meant they were never in serious danger of the drop.
Gabriel Jesus' stunning last-gasp victor gave Manchester City a narrow victory over Southampton, taking Pep Guardiola's side to 100 points for the season - a feat never previously achieved in the Premier League.
City's 100-point haul comes after they set a new Premier League points record by beating Brighton in midweek, taking them past the total set by Chelsea in 2004-05. "Next season will be the same, like [Manchester] United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham". In fact, Palace failed to score a goal or collect a point in their first seven games but still managed to stay up under Roy Hodgson.
United was already assured of second place before its 1-0 win over Watford, in Michael Carrick's final game for the club.
Badou Ndiaye and Peter Crouch scored the goals for Stoke, who will join the Swans in the Championship next season.
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There were wonderful scenes soon after as Liverpool's fans cheered Salah's daughter, Makka, as she kicked a ball on the field.
Liverpool FC are set to travel to Kiev on 26 May to take on Real Madrid in the Champions League final.
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They began the second period camped in the hosts' half, albeit continuing to lack a goal threat, epitomised by captain Fernandinho somehow volleying against the scoreboard on the top of the stand from 12 yards out.
The usual thing to say about something like a 100-point record is that it will stand for a long time, except that you sense there is every chance City themselves might surpass it next season. "I felt it was a bit hard on us", said Hughes.
City are due to celebrate their title success on Monday with an open-top bus parade through the streets of Manchester. But there is something a bit odd about the enormous collapses of the last three seasons.
Jenkins was conspicuous by his absence from his customary seat in the directors' box but that did not prevent Swansea supporters urging Jenkins to "get out of our club" from the first minute. "What we showed gives us a lot of hope for the future".