Having invested so much effort in recruiting Guardiola - they first approached him in 2012 before finally landing their man a year ago - it is unthinkable City would wield the axe so soon.
Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal will go until the last day in the fight for a place in the Champions League next season, and City have the best odds at the moment.
City will have John Stones back in the squad for the game but Fabian Delph's season looks like it is over after picking up a knock in training.
"It's important to have players like Pablo in the team", Guardiola said.
"He wants to play in the Champions League next season but he would also play for an ambitious club who have big plans - a club who have a project".
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Tony Pulis continues to motivate his players to finish in eighth place, and a shock result at the Etihad will get Albion a huge boost. "And we are going to be ready for this game".
Sergio Aguero could return to the starting XI after he featured as a late substitute in Saturday's victory over Leicester having recovered from a groin strain.
West Brom have enjoyed a strong campaign but form has deserted them in recent weeks.
'I'm sure we are improving, for the next two games and for next season as well.
'That's our target, our goal, to win the next two games.
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Gareth McAuley is a fresh injury absentee for West Brom's trip.
Striker Hal Robson-Kanu will have his hamstring problem assessed but winger Matty Phillips will remain sidelined by his hamstring issue.
The manager indicated last week that he had already decided whether to keep Yaya Toure, Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna, Willy Caballero, Jesus Navas and Tosin Adarabioyo.
He helped us with his team-mates, with the club, to make a step forward, to try to qualify for the Champions League, to win the Premier League, to be in Europe three or four times in a row when it was never in Europe for 30 years.
"I know you are curious to know what will happen and if we didn't play for anything we would announce it but, I have said so many times, at the end of the season we will speak about that situation".
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It was North Korea's seventh test this year of a missile it says can reach us military bases in the Pacific. Asked if North Korea's missile program was developing faster than the South had expected , he said: "Yes".