The team Ineos is expected to begin this Tour de France with three potential winners with the champion Egan Bernal, the four-time winner Chris Froome and the champion 2018 Geraint Thomas.
Froome and Thomas would train together at altitude in the French Alps, in spite of the information that Froome could make a transfer mid-season in another outfit. Bernal must travel of the British to Europe on board a charter flight to Madrid on July 19.
The team of the united arab Emirates Emirates had already confirmed a part of its roster for the Tour de France, including Fabio Aru, Tadej Pogacar, Davide Formolo, David De la Cruz and Alexander Kristoff. Matxin has said Tuttobiciweb that the remaining team would also include Jan Polanc, Sven Erik Bystrøm and Marco Marcato.
The team of the United Arab Emirates said at the time of the initial announcement of the training for the Tour de France, the Giro d’italia and the Vuelta a España that the team had ” goals mixed with a good balance between climbers, sprinters and hunters steps versatile “.
Pogacar, 21, finished third in the general classification of the Vuelta a España 2019 and was announced as one of the contenders in the Tour de France, but the rider of slovenia has declared that it was too early to be thinking about a result of the GC for himself during the event in September.
“I expect to prepare myself and I will do everything I can, but I can’t begin to talk about the results,” said Pogacar. Cyclingnews.
Matxin was compared Pogacar another young and talented pro, Remco Evenepoel, claiming that he is the future of professional cycling.
“Him and Evenepoel are the future,” said Matxin. “Tadej is a rider who is getting stronger each day and that is unique in the world. It has a recovery monstrous and an amazing head. It has legs that resemble those of a student and so there’s a lot of room for improvement. He respects everyone, including the staff. And it has values as a person. ”
UAE Team to the Emirates for the Tour de France in 2020: Fabio Aru, Tadej Pogacar, Davide Formolo, David De la Cruz, Alexander Kristoff, Jan Polanc, Sven Erik Bystrøm and Marco Marcato