City snapped up the PEC Zwolle defender in January and he will kickoff his Premier League career later this year in preason.
Guardiola told Ziggo Sport: "He is in the preseason with us.
"You have to see the players every day, so I cannot tell if he needs time. He does have the potential to become a better player. We can help him with that.
"We are going to see if he will need time."