After all the debate about his future, all the uncertainty about this potentially being his final season in the Premier League, Guardiola has signed a new contract and is already talking about winning more trophies.
"Having that kind of support, " Guardiola added, "is the best thing any manager can have".
There has arguably been a feeling that Guardiola's time at City may slowly be coming to an end, particularly as he didn't outstay his welcome at either Barcelona or Bayern Munich.
For Klopp, it means the fascinating rivalry with Guardiola continues, meaning there will be more mouthwatering contests between the Reds and the Citizens in the future.More news: Romney blasts ‘undemocratic’ Trump for pressuring Republicans to overturn election
"I want him to finish his career there".
Upheaval at his old club Barcelona saw him linked with a return to the Nou Camp, but he has agreed to stay at City until 2023. Guardiola's biggest successes have come domestically at City, where his side won the 2017-18 Premier League title with a record 100 points, and they retained their crown with a 98-point campaign the season after.
He said: "Lionel Messi is a Barcelona player".
"The challenge for us is to continue improving and evolving and I am very excited about helping Manchester City do that".
City chairman Khaldoon Mubarak highlighted that Guardiola's extension is a sign the club are heading in the right direction.More news: Post-Brexit talks hit new delay after Barnier official gets COVID-19
City, who travel to Tottenham on Saturday, are now languishing in 10th place, six points behind leaders Leicester with a game in hand.
"This club won in the recent past, but together we won a lot and we won a lot and we won again".
"It is a product of the mutual trust and respect that exists between him and the entire club", he said. It also goes to the stability and creativity at the heart of our football operations.
It is not the first time Guardiola has downplayed a talk of a reunion with his former player at City.
"Importantly, it is a validation of the football structure and philosophy that has been built over more than a decade and to which he has contributed so much."The Argentina forward ultimately chose to stay at Barcelona, somewhat against his own wishes, but his contract expires at the end of the season. More news: Donald Trump Fires Cybersecurity Director Who Declared 2020 US Election Was Secure