Foden is currently enjoying the best spell of his career and Guardiola talked up the academy graduate at his press conference on Friday.
Champions League: Riyad Mahrez, Phil Foden on target as Manchester City cruise to semi-finals with win over Borussia Dortmund
Attention will now turn to a semi-final clash with Qatari-owned Paris Saint-Germain that will be a meeting of two projects financed by Middle Eastern investment.
Bielsa's first win in five meetings against Pep Guardiola propels Leeds up to ninth in their first season back in the English top flight for 16 years.
Champions League: Manchester City 'fresh and ready' to fight for quadruple, says midfielder Phil Foden
Foden struck in the 90th minute to give the Premier League leaders a hard-earned 2-1 win in the first leg at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday, minutes after Marco Reus looked to have snatched a draw for the German side.
City have now won 27 of their last 28 games in all competitions to remain on course for a historic quadruple of Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup.
The pressure is on the England boss to build on a surprise run to the World Cup semi-finals in 2018, especially given the rich resources he now has to choose from.
Asked on Tuesday about the mood in the camp since the weekend, the City manager Pep Guardiola said his players were determined to return to winning ways.
Premier League: Manchester City open up 10-point lead after beating Everton; Burnley fightback to hold Fulham
With the victory, Manchester City extended their English top-flight record winning run to 17 games.
Premier League: League-leaders Manchester City thrash Liverpool; Harry Kane inspires Tottenham to win
Inspired by Gundogan's goals and Phil Foden's stylish display, City moved 10 points clear of fourth-placed Liverpool after their first win at Anfield since 2003.
Premier League: Manchester United, Arsenal play out goalless draw; Manchester City claim three point lead at top
Gabriel Jesus scored the only goal inside the first 10 minutes at the Etihad as Manchester City extended their winning run to 12 games in all competitions.
FA Cup: Southampton knock Arsenal out of competition; late blitz helps Manchester City survive Cheltenham scare
Six-time winners City were minutes away from exiting at the fourth-round stage before goals from Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus and Ferran Torres broke the hearts of the brave League Two side.
Since the Football League's fourth tier was added in 1958, this was only the second time a top-flight side had lost by three or more goals to opposition from that level in the FA Cup.
Premier League: Manchester City hammer struggling Chelsea 3-1; Leicester register fifth win on the trot
Chelsea slipped to eighth place after lkay Gündoğan, Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne scored in a 16-minute first-half spell at a chilly Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
England coach Gareth Southgate left the youngsters out of his squad for October's matches as punishment and branded their behaviour in the midst of the pandemic as "unacceptable".
Premier League: Diogo Jota inspires Liverpool's comeback win over Sheffield United; Manchester United, Chelsea share points
Jurgen Klopp's champions, without injured defensive talisman Virgil van Dijk, are now unbeaten in 62 Premier League home games at Anfield but had to dig deep after falling behind to an early penalty scored by Sander Berge.
Harry Maguire returns to England squad for upcoming round of fixtures; Mason Greenwood, Phil Foden dropped
Maguire's Manchester United team-mate Mason Greenwood and Manchester City's Phil Foden were both omitted from the 30-man squad after being sent home from England's camp in Iceland last month for breaching coronavirus rules.
For the first time ever, Guardiola saw one of his teams concede five goals in his 686th game as a manager with City, Bayern Munich and Barcelona.
Liverpool will face Arsenal twice at Anfield in three days next week after Jurgen Klopp's much-changed side hit Lincoln for seven with Takumi Minamino and Curtis Jones both scoring twice.
City, who have won the League Cup for the past three seasons, start the defence of their trophy against Bournemouth on Thursday and Guardiola knows they cannot afford to lose more players.
In a recently-filmed video, teenager Mason Greenwood appeared to breathe in nitrous oxide from a balloon. This comes a week after Greenwood and Phil Foden were sent home from England duty for breaching coronavirus rules in Iceland to meet women.