The Cyclingnews guide to 2019-2020 rider transfers

Index to UCI WorldTeams' and Pro Continental teams' trades and extensions

August 1 marked the start of cycling's official transfer window and, despite a quiet first couple of days, the merry-go-round is now in full swing. We've already had some high-profile moves, and there are plenty more in the works that are soon to be finalised. As they are, we'll update this page, making it the place to keep track of all the ins and outs in professional cycling ahead of the 2020 season. 

AG2R La Mondiale

In: Jaakko Hanninen (EC Saint-Etienne Loire), Lawrence Naesen (Lotto Soudal), Andrea Vendrame (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec), Clément Champoussin (Chambéry Cyclisme Formation), 

Out: Samuel Dumoulin (retires), Nico Denz (Team Sunweb)

Extended: François Bidard, Julien Duval, Tony Gallopin, Alexis Gougeard, Clément Venturini (all 2021) Stijn Vandenbergh (2020)

Astana

In: Vadim Pronskiy (Vino-Astana Motors), Davide Martinelli (Deceuninck-QuickStep), Harold Tejada (Medellin)

Out: Dario Cataldo (Movistar), Davide Villella (Movistar)

Extended:

Bahrain-Merida

In: Mikel Landa (Movistar)

Out: Vincenzo Nibali (Trek-Segafredo), Antonio Nibali (Trek-Segafredo)

Extended: Matej Mohoric (2021)

Bora-Hansgrohe

In:

Out: Peter Kennaugh (contract terminated), Davide Formolo (UAE Team Emirates)

Extended:

CCC Team

In: Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott), Georg Zimmermann (Tirol-KTM),

Out: Laurens ten Dam (retires)

Extended:

Deceuninck-QuickStep

In: Bert Van Lerberghe (Cofidis), Stijn Steels (Roompot-Charles), Andrea Bagioli (Colpack), Mattia Cattaneo (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec)

Out: Elia Viviani (Cofidis), Fabio Sabatini (Cofidis), Enric Mas (Movistar), Davide Martinelli (Astana), Maximiliano Richeze (UAE Team Emirates), Philippe Gilbert (Lotto Soudal)

Extended: Julian Alaphilippe, Zdenek Stybar, James Knox (all 2021), Iljo Keisse (2020), Pieter Serry (2021)

Dimension Data

In: Matteo Sobrero (Dimension Data for Qhubeka), Samuele Battistella (Dimension Data for Qhubeka), Victor Campenaerts (Lotto Soudal)

Out: Mark Renshaw (retires), Lars Bak (retires)

Extended:

EF Education First

In: Jonas Rutsch (Lotto-KernHaus), Luis Villalobos (Aevolo), Sergio Higuita (Fundacion Euskadi)

Out: Matti Breschel (retires)

Extended:

Groupama-FDJ

In: Kevin Geniets (Continental Groupama-FDJ)

Out: Georg Preidler (contract terminated), Steve Morabito (retires), Benoît Vaugrenard (retires), Daniel Hoelgaard (Uno-X)

Extended:

Team Ineos

In:

Out: Diego Rosa (Arkéa-Samsic)

Extended:

Jumbo-Visma

In: Tobias Foss (Uno-X), Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb)

Out: Daan Olivier (retires)

Extended: Sepp Kuss, Antwan Tolhoek, Koen Bouwman (all 2021)

Lotto Soudal 

In: Gerben Thijssen (Lotto Soudal U23), Brent Van Moer (Lotto Soudal U23), Philippe Gilbert (Deceuninck-QuickStep)

Out: Lawrence Naesen (AG2R La Mondiale), Tiesj Benoot (Team Sunweb), Victor Campenaerts (Dimension Data)

Extended:

Mitchelton-Scott

In: Barnabas Peak (SEG Racing Academy), Kaden Groves (SEG Racing Academy)

Out: Matteo Trentin (CCC Team), Mathew Hayman (retired January)

Extended:

Movistar Team

In: Gabriel Cullaigh (Team Wiggins), Enric Mas (Deceuninck-QuickStep), Iñigo Elosegui (Lizarte), Dario Cataldo (Astana), Davide Villella (Astana), Einer Rubio (Col)

Out: Mikel Landa (Bahrain-Merida), Jaime Roson (contract terminated), Jasha Sütterlin (Team Sunweb), Nairo Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic), Winner Anacona (Arkéa-Samsic)

Extended: Alejandro Valverde (2021)

Katusha-Alpecin

In:

Out: Marcel Kittel (contract terminated)

Extended:

Team Sunweb

In: Florian Stork (Sunweb Development Team), Nico Denz (AG2R La Mondiale), Jasha Sütterlin (Movistar), neo-pros: Alberto Dainese (Ita), Mark Donovan (GBr), Thymen Arensman (Ned), Tiesj Benoot (Lotto Soudal)

Out: Tom Dumoulin (Jumbo-Visma)

Extended: Soren Kragh Andersen (2022)

Trek-Segafredo

In: Jacopo Mosca (D'Amico-UM Tools), Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida), Antonio Nibali (Bahrain-Merida)

Out: Jarlinson Pantano (contract terminated),  Markel Irizar (retires)

Extended: Giulio Ciccone (2021), Kiel Reijnen (2021)

UAE Team Emirates

In: Brandon McNulty (Rally UHC), Mikkel Bjerg (Hagens Berman Axeon), Andres Camilo Ardila (EPM), Alessandro Covi (Colpack), Maximiliano Richeze (Deceuninck-QuickStep), Davide Formolo (Bora-Hansgrohe)

Out: Simone Consonni (Cofidis), Dan Martin (Israel Cycling Academy), Simone Petilli (Wanty-Groupe Gobert)

Extended: Tadej Pogacar (2023), Alexander Kristoff (2021), Sven Erik Bystrom (2021)

PROFESSIONAL CONTINENTAL TEAMS

Androni Giocattoli Sidermec

In: Simon Pellaud (IAM-Excelsior), Simone Ravanelli (Biesse Carrera), Nicola Venchiarutti (Friuli)

Out: Andrea Vendrame (AG2R La Mondiale), Mattia Cattaneo (Deceuninck-QuickStep)

Extended:

Arkea-Samsic

In: Conor Swift (Madison-Genesis), Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Dayer Quintana (Neri Sottoli-Selle Italia), Winner Anacona (Movistar), Diego Rosa (Team Ineos)

Out: Amael Moinard (retires), Robert Wagner (retires)

Extended:

Bardiani-CSF

In: Giovanni Lonardi (Nippo-Vini Fantini-Faizane), Alessandro Monaco (Casillo Maserati)

Out:

Extended:

Burgos-BH

In: Angel Fuentes (Gomur-Cantabria Infinita)

Out:

Extended:

Caja Rural-Seguros RGA

In:

Out:

Extended:

Cofidis

In: Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-QuickStep), Fabio Sabatini (Deceuninck-QuickStep), Guillaume Martin (Wanty-Gobert), Simone Consonni (UAE Team Emirates)

Out: Bert Van Lerberghe (Deceuninck-QuickStep), Hugo Hofstetter (Israel Cycling Academy), Julien Simon (Total Direct Energie)

Extended: Jesus Herrada, Natnael Berhane, Nicolas Edet (all 2021)

Corendon-Circus

In: Antoine Benoist (Chazal Canyon), Tim Merlier (Pauwels Sauzen-Vastgoedservice)

Out:

Extended:

Delko-Marseille Provence

In:

Out:

Extended:

Euskadi Basque Country-Murias

In:

Out:

Extended:

Gazprom-RusVelo

In:

Out:

Extended:

Hagens Berman Axeon

In:

Out: Mikkel Bjerg (UAE Team Emirates)

Extended:

Israel Cycling Academy

In: Hugo Hofstetter (Cofidis), Itamar Einhorn (Isr), Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirate)

Out:

Extended:

Neri Sottoli-Selle Italia-KTM

In:

Out: Dayer Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic)

Extended: Edoardo Zardini (2021)

Nippo-Vini Fantini-Faizane

In:

Out: Moreno Moser (retires), Giovanni Lonardi (Bardiani-CSF)

Extended:

Novo Nordisk

In:

Out:

Extended:

Rally UHC

In:

Out: Brandon McNuly (UAE Team Emirates)

Extended:

Riwal Readynez

In:

Out:

Extended:

Roompot-Charles

In:

Out: Stijn Steels (Deceuninck-QuickStep)

Extended:

Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise

In:

Out: Dries Van Gestel (Total Direct Energie), Preben Van Hecke (retires)

Extended:

Total Direct Energie

In: Dries Van Gestel (Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise), Julien Simon (Cofidis)

Out: Perrig Quemeneur (retires), Yohann Gene (retires)

Extended:

Vital Concept B&B Hotels

In:

Out: Patrick Muller (retires)

Extended:

W52/FC Porto

In:

Out:

Extended:

Wallonnie-Bruxelles

In:

Out:

Extended:

Wanty-Gobert

In: Simone Petilli (UAE Team Emirates)

Out: Marco Minnaard (retires), Guillaume Martin (Cofidis)

Extended:

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