Champions of the Premier League City imposed a two-year ban on the Champions League and Uefa fined 30 m euros (£ 25 m).
City says they will file an appeal at the Sport Arbitration Court.
“We appeal. They have to fight when someone thinks they’re right,” Guardiola said of the day’s match.
Talking to Match of the Day after Wednesday’s 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham, he added: “We’ve been thinking about what we’ve got to do until the end of the season, especially for the people who love this club.
“We’re going to play our game the best we can. We’ve got a lot of interesting things to play for.” Asked if he’ll remain regardless of the result of the appeal against the European football ban, he said: “If they don’t fire me I’ll be here. I love this club. I like being here. It’s my club and I’ll be here, no matter.
“We are professional, a big team in the dressing room with great personalities, and I think we’re all talking about football, nothing else,” he said.
“We are experts and have to do our work. That’s all.” Club Financial Control Body’s independent adjudicatory chamber (CFCB) said it found that City had violated the rules by “overestimating its sponsorship revenue in its accounts and in the break-even details submitted to Uefa between 2012 and 2016,” adding that the club “failed to participate in the investigation.”
City said on Friday that they were “disappointed but not surprised” by the “prejudicial” ruling and would appeal and on Wednesday City’s chief executive Ferran Soriano maintained that claims against the club are “simply not true.”
During City’s first game since obtaining the ban, goals by Rodri and Kevin de Bruyne saw Guardiola’s side return to winning ways after the winter break, although their supporters inside the ground had a furious reaction.
In the first half there were numerous anti-Uefa slogans, and banners were carried by some fans, including examples reading ‘ Uefa cartel ‘ and ‘ Uefa mafia. ‘ Coach Pep Guardiola and club owner Sheik Mansour also had plenty of songs during support of.
Don’t talk too loudly:
Barcelona ‘ When asked about Barcelona’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu endorsing Uefa over City’s penalty, Guardiola said:’ I don’t know if they’re spying on me but they know me, it’s not appropriate to spy on me.’ If they’re pleased we’re suspended, I suggest to Barcelona’s president, give us two appeals,’ added the 49-year-old.’ I’m asking people right now to believe what they’ve achieved. Barcelona don’t speak too loud. That is my suggestion, because it includes everyone in situations.
“We are going to appeal and hopefully we will play against Barcelona in the Champions League in the future.”
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