The midfielder has managed just 10 minutes in the Premier League this season.
Foden has just produced two assists for England U21s in a 3-2 win against Turkey.
Afterwards, he said, "You have your opinions and I stand as I am. I simply know that I am ready to play. I try to show this every day in training. Some colleagues tell me that I have to be patient, but obviously I am keen to play and I will fight for it every day.
"It was good if Pep saw the game with Turkey but maybe took a short vacation to go play golf or something.
"I wouldn't blame him for that."