French ProTour squad Bouygues Telecom has unveiled its Vuelta a España lineup, headed by a sole Spaniard with the support of six Frenchmen a Swiss and Estonian rider. Last year's Clásica San Sebastián winner Xavier Florencio will lead the squad on his home soil, and is hopeful of a mountain stage victory.
Châteauroux Classic de l'Indre Trophée Fenioux runner-up Aurélien Clerc will be joined by Saïd Haddou in representing the squad in sprint finishes. Similar to German ProTour squad Gerolsteiner, Bouygues Telecom will feature a large contingent of youngsters with the squad sending five riders under the age of 25 to the Spanish Grand Tour.
Bouygues Telecom Vuelta a España roster: Julien Belgy (Fra), Giovanni Bernaudeau (Fra), Dimitri Champion (Fra), Mathieu Claude (Fra), Aurélien Clerc (Swi), Xavier Florencio (Spa), Saïd Haddou (Fra), Vincent Jérôme (Fra), Erki Pütsep (Spa)