It’s fair to say that the expectations we put on managers— and players, and physios, and any number of club employees— to deliver results every week are a touch unrealistic. Watford should be Top 4 contenders. Portsmouth should be back in the Premier League already. Manchester City should win every trophy ever.
Lest you think that’s an exaggeration, here’s video of a reporter asking Pep Guardiola whether he aims to win all four competitions his team will compete in this season following City’s 4-0 win over Bournemouth. Because a Treble isn’t good enough anymore.
Pep’s exasperated response was, of course, priceless.
City continue their quest for the, uh, quadruple on Wednesday when they face Swansea in the League Cup.