Hazard had been out of action for nearly three months due to an ankle injury and was making only his second appearance since his return, but he hobbled off midway through the second half against Levante and was seen wearing an ice pack on his right foot. But at the same time, I have a contract with City now and I have to respect this.
The 24-year-old forward was pictured holding a Los Blancos jersey while putting City's on his shoulder ahead of two clubs' first leg of Round 16 Champions League tie at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Wednesday, February 26.
Well versed in the history of La Liga's biggest clubs, Guardiola understands the attraction but says Sterling is a model professional.
José Luis Morales hit a 79th-minute victor as Real Madrid were beaten 1-0 by Levante at Ciudad de Valencia in La Liga.
"Right now I'm at City and I'm really happy", he told AS.
Zinedine Zidane's side, meanwhile, have surrendered dominance in La Liga to Barcelona but made amends for one Spanish league title in seven years by winning an four Champions Leagues out of the last six.
Barcelona complete surprise Martin Braithwaite signing from Leganes
The La Liga champions paid the £15m buyout clause for the Denmark global , who scored eight goals in 20 matches for Leganes this season.
The hosts won despite playing most of the match with 10 men because of a straight red card shown to Croatian midfielder Filip Bradaric for a hard foul in the 21st.
Even without Ronaldo, the Real squad is impressive, although Eden Hazard will be missing after he broke an ankle on Saturday.
His debut campaign in the Spanish capital got off to a delayed start following a thigh injury in pre-season, forcing him to wait until September 14 to make his debut following his arrival from Chelsea in June.
"We're annoyed because we did not get the win, but we have a game in three days so we need to focus on that".
"For us, maybe Claudio (Bravo, with Barcelona) has won the Champions League but otherwise we don't have any players who have won this competition".
"It's sore now but we'll see tomorrow when we do more tests".