Guardiola and Mourinho became sworn enemies when the pair were in charge of Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively, the pair clashing frequently as their rivalry turned toxic.
But ahead of Monday’s encounter at the Bird’s Nest Stadium, Guardiola said he would observe the pre and post-match ritual by shaking hands with Mourinho.
“Why shouldn’t I shake hands with him? No reason why not. He wants to win, I want to win.
“It’s a friendly game, a really friendly game.