Having already cut off the Wi-fi at the Etihad training ground, Pep Guardiola is now going one step further to control his players private life in their quest for the title.
The snappily-dressed Spaniard has given them a sexual activity curfew, demanding that the deed has to be done before midnight in order for them to get a good nights sleep - even if they are free the following day.
Samuel Nasri explained all in an interview with L'Equipe: "He told us this is how he managed to get the best out of Messi and Lewandowski, and for them to avoid the maximum number of muscular injuries."
Nasri also spoke about his relationship with Guardiola, explaining that after he came back to pre-season training "a little out of shape" the manager could not guarantee him a slot in the first-team.
"Guardiola told me that I was a mess, he told me several times and even kicked me in the butt, literally.
Trying to take this all seriously...