The Tottenham gaffer, on the other hand, has urged his players to prove their mettle again.
With only five days remaining till the closure of the European transfer window, clubs from all over Europe are hopeful to add a few in their rosters, while Premier League clubs sit in oblivion trying not to letgo of any of their players. But, there seem to be some surprising deals on the cards in the next week, with many players expected to change sides.
Khel Now brings you the latest round of transfer news and rumours from all around European football.
He proved his mettle whenever Guardiola trusted him
Manchester City midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko could still leave the club for Real Betis before the transfer window closes across Europe on Friday.
Sky Sports News understands that talks are still ongoing and City are willing to let Zinchenko go.
Will he finally move or not?
Marseille are reportedly interested in bringing Danny Rose to the Stade Velodrome, with a £22m price tag on his head according to the Mirror.
The French club sailed to the final of the Europa League in style, but Atletico Madrid got the better of them.
It would have been a great switch for him
Thierry Henry looks set to turn down the chance to become manager of Bordeaux, Sky Sports News understands.
He called in sick before the West Ham game
Mesut Ozil is already battling for his Arsenal future as Unai Emery has made it clear that he expects more in terms of work-rate from the club’s biggest star.
The right decision from the Argentine?
Mauricio Pochettino has told his Tottenham players they must impress him all over again after their World Cup exploits forced him to embark on a rotation policy, according to The Telegraph.
From Paris to Barcelona? Finally?
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly made an “official statement” warning Barcelona they could report them to FIFA over their interest in Adrien Rabiot.
According to Sport’s Ivan San Antonio, PSG believe Barca attempted to tap up Rabiot by speaking with his representatives without the club’s permission.
Another loan move for the European champion?
Fenerbahce reportedly want Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches on loan before the transfer window closes on Friday.
Sanches secured a £31m move to the German champions from boyhood club Benfica after a string of impressive performances for Portugal in the European Championships in 2016.