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Peter Sagan pulls classic spring season by up to liège-Bastogne-Liège

9740314f0bf109eed6430908e55cccdf - Peter Sagan pulls classic spring season by up to liège-Bastogne-Liège

BORA-hansgrohe has Monday in Mallorca and her team for 2019 proposed. The German WorldTour formation announced that sprinter Pascal Ackermann and climber Emanuel Buchmann both have their contract extended until the end of 2021. Furthermore, most of the attention again to Peter Sagan. The Slovaak, next season, for the first time in three years is not in the wereldkampioenentrui, will be spring 2019 stretching up to liège-Bastogne-Liège.

“It’s nice to see how the team around me continues to grow”, and put Sagan from shore. “Pascal (Ackermann) and Emanuel (Buchmann) are great talents and have developed well, but they are not the only ones. Luke (Pöstlberger) and Patrick (Konrad) do their job extremely well. It is a pleasure with the guys to ride together. For the classic team also came Jempy (Drucker) and Oscar (Gatto) the team is still strengthening. Itself I will get the season opening in Australia, and subsequently in Argentina. My goals in Europe remain unchanged: Milan-Sanremo, the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix. The novelty next year is that I followed the Amstel Gold Race and liège-Bastogne-Liège will drive. Then I will build up to a new Round of France.”

Sagan won last season his sixth green jersey in the Tour. In the spring, he won Paris-Roubaix and Gent-Wevelgem. Earlier triumphed also in the Tour of Flanders (2016). The Slovaak took four times before part in the Amstel Gold Race, with as best result a third place in 2013. Last year he was fourth in the Dutch province of Limburg. At liège-Bastogne-Liège took Sagan never part.

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