Quick Step with minor changes for Flèche

Quick Step is making some adjustments to its Flèche Wallonne line-up. Carlos Barredo will be back in...

Quick Step is making some adjustments to its Flèche Wallonne line-up. Carlos Barredo will be back in the team. The Spaniard had to pull out of País Vasco due to the flu, but is now fully recovered. The other rider who wasn't at the start in the Netherlands, but will be racing tomorrow is Russian Alexander Efimkin. Mauro Facci and Maarten Wynants will not take the start in Charleroi.

Barredo is happy to be back racing, saying that "Unfortunately I was struck with a bout of flu at the Vuelta al País Vasco – meaning that I couldn't train for a few days. At present I can't tell exactly what my form is compared to that of my companions but I feel good and I'll be looking to ride a great race on Wednesday. The Flèche Wallonne will be an important passage for me in light of the Liège-Bastogne-Liège."

The team will consist of Carlos Barredo, Alexander Efimkin, Ad Engels, Leonardo Scarselli, Hubert Schwab, Andrea Tonti, Jurgen Van de Walle and Giovanni Visconti. Directeur Sportif is Dirk Demol.

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