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Greg Van Avermaet hopes to gelukstreffer in Milan-Sanremo

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Greg Van Avermaet knows his soldiers at the BMC Saturday in Milan-Sanremo. The East-flanders is Sunday and one of the favourites, but realizes that he has a little bit of luck will need to be able to win. In addition to Van Avermaet stands there with Jürgen Roelandts is a Belgian in the BMC colors at the start in Milan.

“I feel good after Tirreno-Adriatico”, opened Of the Team. “The form is good and I look forward to the classic one day races in the coming weeks. For Milan-Sanremo, I’m always motivated. Though it is called a lottery. It is a tough match, but I am on the end at the front always. Hopefully I can make Saturday a good result away.”


Sports director Max Sciandri confirmed the leadership of Van Avermaet. “We go to Milan with a team around Greg built,” said the Brit. “Greg showed himself in the Tirreno a few times and his condition seems to be good. We have an experienced team, with former winner Simon Gerrans and Jürgen Roelandts. I think it might be the strongest team ever is, that we have around Greg have already had.”

. Selection of BMC:

Alberto Bettiol (Ita), Damiano Caruso (Ita), Jempy Drücker (Lux), Simon Gerrans (Aus), Jürgen Roelandts (BEL), Michael Schär (Swi), Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)

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