“Next step will be a national team, if there is a possibility. A national team is the next step,’ he said at an XP Investimentos event, as reported by ESPN.
“After seven years on this team, I think I’m going to have a stop. I’m going to have to take a break, see what we’ve done.
"I need to stop and see, learn from other coaches, and maybe take that path.
“And in the process, I would like to train a South American (team), European, playing a Copa America, I want to have that experience.”
He took a 12-month break following his departure from Barca in 2012 after four years at the Nou Camp, and joined Bayern Munich in 2013.
Guardiola also won six league titles and the 1992 European Cup with Barcelona as a player, having scored five goals in 47 internationals for Spain.