Will Man City win the Champions League? Can Barcelona win LaLiga? Previewing European season after World Cup

Who's ready for the last weekend of competitive club soccer until after Christmas?

Anybody? Nobody?

Yeah, I didn't think so.

With the World Cup in Qatar set to kick off a week from Sunday, all of European soccer will go dormant until at least late December, if not later. For the first time ever, the soccer world will get its own bizarro version of an All-Star break: most of the best players will go off and compete in some exotic location, while the rest of the playing population gets some time off.

But what about when everyone comes back? While you still care about the club game, here are 13 questions that will define the rest of the 2022-23 European season.