Arsenal was one of the eight Premier League teams that want the Etihad outfit ban, Arsenal was thought to be the chief instigator of eight Premier League clubs, who signed a petition to fight against City's delay of their UEFA ban.
City's senior officials have been frustrated with the behaviour of the Gunners this season.
City had their ban overturned by CAS earlier this month, but Guardiola told reporters: "The opponents always deserve my respect and credit, and Arsenal, they have it".
After watching Liverpool clinch the Premier League title and crashing out of FA Cup, City's hopes of adding a silverware to their already-won Carabao Cup now rests entirely on Champions League. I have all the respect for what Arsenal are on the pitch.
"So I congratulate them and good luck against Chelsea in the final".
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The Citizens have Premier League games remaining before the clash with the Spanish giants, a second-leg last-16 game.
Guardiola's side hold a 2-1 lead from the first meeting in Madrid in February.
"I said after Arsenal, we didn't play the first half against Arsenal like the second". It's an advantage that we have more time to prepare specific things about them.
"Now we are going to have another game (against Norwich) and after we have two weeks and I will see. That's what we have to take from these two games". "It happened because something was wrong and it is something we'll work on next season". If we play at a decent level we'll have our chance, if not we'll be out.
"In one world where everyone sacks everyone, for managers to keep doing the same job for a long time is so hard".