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André Greipel leaves Lotto Soudal for Fortuneo-Samsic: “One of the best sprinters of his generation”

André Greipel leaves after this season, Lotto Soudal to the French Fortuneo-Samsic to get started, so his new employer, Thursday known. The 36-year-old German, signed “a contract for at least two seasons”.

After eight successful years later, Greipel recently told that there was a departure, coming at the Belgian WorldTour formation, for which he has eleven tour de france stages won. In the last Tour gave the German in the stage to Alpe d’huez decided to stop working. In total, there are more than 150 victories on his palmares.

“Our team goes as one of the best sprinters of his generation”, sounds in the communication. “Now that we have a sprinter, we can at us on all domains compete with the top.”

“I’m always looking for new challenges,” said Greipel. “I look forward to my experience on this young team.”

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