Despite recently securing a treble victory, Pep Guardiola’s insatiable thirst for more trophies is facing mounting obstacles. Amid Manchester City’s new season kickoff, a blow hit the team as news broke of Kevin De Bruyne’s months-long sidelining due to injury. Guardiola, renowned for speaking out against injustices, found himself in a hot-mic moment with Movistar earlier in the week. His frustration was palpable as he called on footballers to consider halting play to curb the escalating injury toll. However, this plea seems unlikely to sway the highest-paid players.