Quick-Step Floors Wednesday his selection for Milan-Sanremo on Sunday it published. Philippe Gilbert gets the Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe and the Italian Elia Viviani as medekopmannen next to him. The Colombian Fernando Gaviria missing with a breukje in the left-hand side. With servants Tim Declercq and Iljo Keisse there will be two Belgians in the selection of the Belgian WorldTour team.
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“It is always difficult in Milan-Sanremo, the race to predict,” put Gilbert from shore. “There are as many scenarios as possible, and a victory depends on very many factors. Our team can play with different maps. I myself was a little sick in the Tirreno-Adriatico, but I am glad I am the race got underway. So I have yet again valuable miles can add to my engine. It is a pity that Fernando Gaviria is not there, but it is missing us already not to options. Milan-Sanremo is one of the largest klasseiekers of the year and we are ready for it.”
Gilbert was twice third in the Primavera (in 2008 and 2011). It is his dream all of the five Monuments in cycling, to win. The Ardennees previously won Liège-Bastogne-Liège (2011), the Tour of Lombardy (2009 and 2010) and the Tour of Flanders (2017). Milan-Sanremo and Paris-Roubaix are the only two remaining Monuments. It’s Saturday, one more check off…?
Selection of Quick-Step: Julian Alaphilippe (Fra), Tim Declercq (BEL), Philippe Gilbert (BEL), Iljo Keisse (BEL), Maximiliano Richeze (Arg), Fabio Sabatini (Ita), Elia Viviani (Ita)