World champion Alejandro Valverde is not unscathed from liège-Bastogne-Liège come. His fall in La Doyenne who gave him the task took, the Spaniard a botoedeem (fluid accumulation) in the sacrum (bone in the spine) as a result. That leaves his team Movistar Tuesday know.
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The injury of Valverde came to light after he was in Murcia radiographs showed.
When the 39-year-old world champion will be fit again will be, is still unclear. Movistar leave in the middle or Valverde could join us in the Tour of Italy, on 11 may starts. In his only previous participation, in 2016, he was third and won a stage.
Valverde looks all throughout the season to his best form. He won in 2019, just one more, a ride at the end of February in the UAE Tour.