The league leaders have been with out 21 personnel, together with Guardiola and 7 senior gamers, for final week’s FA Cup third-round win at Swindon after constructive exams for Covid-19.
Some first-team regulars have returned forward of the house match towards second-placed Chelsea on Saturday, which continues to be anticipated to go forward as scheduled.
Guardiola, talking at a pre-match press convention, stated: “Some persons are coming, some persons are constructive once more. When you might have examined as soon as, twice unfavorable you come again. In any other case not.
“Now we have some new instances however they need privateness, so I can not let you know.”
The festive schedule in English soccer’s top-flight was severely disrupted by postponements, with golf equipment struggling to area sides because of rising Covid instances and accidents.
Metropolis are 10 factors away from Chelsea on the high of the desk, with each golf equipment having performed 21 of their 38 league video games this season.
Tuchel famously received the higher of Guardiola in final season’s Champions League closing and the Metropolis boss stated he had grow to be a greater supervisor after watching his rival at work.
“He’s so inventive, one of many few managers I be taught from to grow to be a greater supervisor myself,” stated Guardiola. “He’s glorious in all departments.
“Since he was at Mainz, Borussia Dortmund and right here, I’ve all the time loved watching his groups, the best way he’s taking part in and his strategy.
“I feel he dignifies and makes world soccer higher. Once you discover a supervisor that’s all the time constructive in the best way they play it’s good.”