Guardiola said his players could not revel in their 5-0 victory over Burnley on Saturday as hectic match scheduling had sucked some of the joy out of the sport.
The Spanish manager extended his contract with Manchester City, which led to many speculations about the transfer of Barcelona star to the Citizens.
The Spanish manager will be looking forward to win Manchester City’s first ever Champions League trophy during his remaining time with the Citizens.
Liverpool come third in the table with 16 points from 5 wins, one draw and one loss against Aston Villa.
Guardiola’s side got off to a slugglish start in the Premier League, sitting in 13th place with eight points from five games.
Aguero has been ruled out of Tuesday’s Champions League trip to Olympique Marseille through a hamstring injury and could be out of action for two to four weeks.
Guardiola said striker Sergio Aguero will not hesitate to apologise to a lineswoman if she is unhappy about the Argentine putting his hand on her shoulder.
Playmaker Kevin De Bruyne, forward Gabriel Jesus and defenders Aymeric Laporte and Nathan Ake all missed Wednesday’s 3-1 Champions League win over Porto.
Kevin de Bruyne has withdrawn from Belgium’s squad for Wednesday’s Nations League game against Iceland with an unspecified injury and returned to his club.
The Argentine was linked with a move to Manchester City after he handed a request to Barcelona that he wants to end his contract with the club.
Messi said that he decided to stay because he does not want to go to court with his childhood club.
Lionel Messi’s father and agent met Barcelona club president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Wednesday to discuss the player’s wish to leave the club.
Lazio’s sporting director Igli Tare said on Tuesday that he has lost respect for David Silva after the Spanish midfielder joined La Liga side Real Sociedad while the Italian club had been in talks to sign him.
After being eliminated at the quarter-final stage of the Champions League for a third straight year, Manchester City and manager Pep Guardiola, perhaps unexpectedly, find themselves at a crossroads.
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne was named the Premier League Player of the Season on Sunday, becoming just the third Belgian to win the award for the league’s top performer.
With the millions they have invested in top players and with the most respected coach of his generation in charge, Manchester City should be doing much better than going out of the Champions League in the last eight.
Manchester City, who defeated Real Madrid 4_2 on aggregate, will face French giants Olympique Lyonnais who knocked out Juventus.
Varane took full responsibility for his side’s 2-1 defeat at Manchester City on Friday after making two catastrophic errors.
A fully merited victory for the English giants as they achieved their first ever victory over the record 13-time winners Real Madrid at home.
Under Pep Guardiola's management, Manchester City failed to go further than the quarter-finals.