He stated: “I used to be 100 per cent sincere and spontaneous in answering that query at as we speak’s press convention.
“But anybody who is aware of me additionally is aware of that my biggest honesty is with Man City and my duties as staff captain.
“My focus is 100 per cent on winning all the titles we are playing for and I will only talk about my future at the end of the season. Let’s keep pushing!”
Fernandinho, who joined City from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013, is out of contract in the summertime having signed a 12-month contract extension final 12 months.
Asked if he anticipated to nonetheless be on the Etihad Stadium subsequent season, he stated: “No, I want to play regularly. I will go back to Brazil. I decided with my family, which is the most important for me.”
Fernandinho most just lately began a recreation for City within the dwelling Champions League tie towards Sporting Lisbon in early March, however Guardiola stated his membership captain had continued to play a key function.
Guardiola additionally revealed Portugal defender Ruben Dias had returned to coaching and shall be travelling with the squad, however was unlikely to begin having been sidelined since early March resulting from a thigh damage.
Gabriel Jesus, scorer of City’s second objective in Sunday’s 2-2 dwelling draw with title rivals Liverpool, is suspended after receiving his third yellow card of the event within the first leg.
Diego Simeone’s Atletico produced a sometimes disciplined defensive show to limit City to few possibilities on the Etihad.
Guardiola added: “It will be a different game, not like last week. They’re at home with their fans behind them. They will be more intense in the top half of the field than they were the other night.”