The Algerian international has a previous history in the Premier League, having spent two largely disappointing years with Arsenal.
Now the 22-year-old could be in line for a move back to England's top flight.
RMC Sportclaims that Guardiola has spoken with the player and his eager to sign him this summer.
Bennacer would cost roughly €50 million if City were to make a move for him this summer.
The defensive midfielder has played 20 Serie A games this season.