Tech & Science Nibali back to the fold?

12:35  21 july  2021
12:35  21 july  2021 Source:   sports.fr

Cycling - Tour de France: Nibali abandons to prepare the Olympics

 Cycling - Tour de France: Nibali abandons to prepare the Olympics © Panoramic Nibali Trek SegaFredo 120721 As expected, Vincenzo Nibali (Trek-Segafredo) announced that it would not take the start of the 16th stage of the turn of the tour of France Tuesday, because it will prepare for the Tokyo Olympics. ranked at the 33rd place of the Tour de France after fifteen steps, at 1:07 from Tadej Pogacar, Vincenzo Nibali will not go further.

Cyclisme – Trek-Segafredo : Nibali devrait retourner chez Astana © Provided by Sports.co.uk Cycling - Trek-Segafredo: Nibali should return to Astana

while he will celebrate his 37 years in November, Vincenzo Nibali does not intend to store his bike and counts well. Offer a last good deal. Its lease at Trek-Segafredo, which he joined the beginning 2020, expires at the end of the year, and the negotiations for a possible extension have failed. Messina's shark should return to the team of which he has brought the colors from 2013 to 2016, Astana Premier Tech. It is the General Manager of Trek-Segafredo, Luca Guercilena, who told him to CyclingNews. "From what I know, he did not decide what he wants to do next. He did not communicate what he wants as far as he wants to participate in the Olympics. He was very often linked to Astana, so I think he will sign there. At this point, we did not offer him a contract. We discussed with his agent during the spring, but we never found agreeing. He wanted a one-year contract. »

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Nothing official before August 1st

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To date, Vincenzo Nibali has Not won the slightest race under the Trek-Segafredo jersey, his last success dating back to the 20th stage of the Tour de France 2019 in Val Thorens, with Bahrain-Merida. At Astana, Nibali would find the sports director who gave him two Giro (2013 and 2016) and a Tour de France (2014), Giuseppe Martinelli. But nothing will be official before August 1st, the date of the opening of the cycling transfers market. On the Trek-Segafredo side, we will not necessarily look to replace Nibali by a runner that can win a big turn. "We have invested on young runners and we want to continue to support our runners like Giulio Ciccone, Bauke Mollema, Jasper Sturyven and Mads Pedersen. Kenny Elissonde will also remain, "continues Guercilena, who said he was not in contact with Geraint Thomas, who will be at the end of the contract with INEOS Grenadiers in December.

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