“I will try to remain as long as possible to help, to help City keep moving forward and stay high,” Guardiola said.
“I think the club has to work and listen to the manager in the right moment, but also take their own decisions in the future. Nobody knows what will happen. For all the managers in the world it depends on the results.”
“They are really good players,” he added. “Good enough that it doesn’t matter who the manager will be. For Manchester City that is the most important thing.
“The new players have come in and we know the kind of energy they have to give us a really good chance to fight for the titles. We were not good enough and we haven’t changed for the short period.
“Bernardo Silva is 23-24 years old. Ederson is 23-24 years old.
“All the players’ averages are so, so young, so for the next five, six or seven years they will be here. And as soon as possible we want to be involved in the title.”
The Belgian midfielder provided three assists and also hit the woodwork with a free-kick as he shone against Real’s midfield trio of Luka Modric, Casemiro and Mateo Kovacic.
“Since I arrived I think Kevin when his mood is optimistic, he’s happy and quite well, he makes performances like this,” Guardiola said.
“It is difficult to find a player with his qualities, he runs and fights and moves and helps team-mates.
“It is not easy to find all around the world.
“He will fight, pass assist and many things. Hopefully, he can be stable in that way.
“When his mood is positive like in the last three weeks, he is able to do whatever he wants.”