City's European dreams are over for a season but they are in the FA Cup semi-finals and will be looking to consolidate their place in the top four.
Guardiola, who has said he feels unfairly judged because of his success at Barcelona and Bayern, added that he wants to stay at City for a long time and transform them into winners on the level of his former clubs. You have to make that process and when you arrive in a semifinal, play like a contender, play like you are able to win.
Ahead of this weekend's big Premier League clash against Manchester City, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been speaking about the future of German midfielder Emre Can. I admire him a lot. "Good talks. Emre likes to be here", the manager said.
Meanwhile, Klopp has no concerns about the form of Philippe Coutinho despite the Brazilian struggling in the second half of the season.
"Anfield is unbelievable. I wish we could play every two or three days at Anfield because it's always exciting to play in front of these fans". Because we had injuries we had a few games that cost us energy. "Sometimes it works. It's about, in this moment, consistency but he is in a really good way".
Roberto Firmino is expected to return to the squad but is unlikely to start.
Captain Jordan Henderson is not expected to return from a foot problem until the Merseyside derby after the global break, but on the positive front defender Dejan Lovren is fully fit after a 75-minute run out for the under-23s on Monday.