Two more riders named in Operation Puerto may be on the verge of signing for the 2007 season, according to tuttobiciweb. Italian Michele Scarponi is said to be in advanced negotiations with Team Barloworld, and German Jörg Jaksche is reportedly considering the Austrian team Volksbank. Both Scarponi and Jaksche rode for Liberty Seguros last year.
Cyclingnews' recent coverage of 'Operación Puerto'
April 2, 2009 - Valverde indignant over possible suspension
April 1, 2009 - Valverde: Italy requests two-year suspension
March 13, 2009 - Le Monde newspaper hit with fine over Puerto allegations
March 2, 2009 - WADA president Fahey asks for Puerto evidence
February 24, 2009 - Spanish federation seeks access to Puerto blood bags
February 20, 2009 - CONI considers Valverde case while UCI awaits verdict
February 19, 2009 - Valverde under criminal investigation
February 11, 2009 - Valverde summonsed for Operación Puerto in Italy
February 8, 2009 - Eight charged in Operación Puerto