Rodgers insisted he intends to see out a four-year contract extension at Parkhead he signed a year ago.
Pakistan will miss ace leg-spinner Yasir Shah, ruled out of the tours with a hip injury.
"For all the vitriol and abuse thrown at him, Arsene has never been a man to walk out before the end of a contract."
The trophy had been on display at the football stadium in the city of Leon on Friday night, only to be stolen from a car after the event.
Man City, on 87 points, have a chance of catching up with Chelsea's Premier League record of 95 set in 2004-05.
Arsenal Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis confirmed the Gunners will look for an offensive-minded coach to follow in the footsteps of Wenger's philosophy.
Iniesta was earlier linked with Tianjin Quanjian, but they declared the rumours "false" last month and threatened legal action.
Captain Nabil Fekir, Memphis Depay, Houssem Aouar, Bertrand Traore and Maxwel Cornet were on target as Lyon defeated Dijon 5-2.
Reserve team coach David Gallego has been placed in interim charge.
Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira, Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers and Germany coach Joachim Loew are among the front-runners with the bookies.
Spanish sports daily Marca have claimed that Neymar could leave PSG in the close season of 2019 for 222 million euros
Man City coach Guardiola, said the 29-year-old striker would be sidelined for four to five weeks following minor knee surgery.
"I have great respect for him and for the job he has done at Arsenal."
Morocco is the only alternative to a united bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 tournament.
The 47-year-old Spaniard has another season to run on the three-year contract he agreed when taking over at City in 2016.