Unibet.com has signed 24 year-old German Markus Eichler (Regiostrom Senges) for two years. Eichler won the Profronde van Drenthe, GP de la Ville de Lillers, Rund um die Elm and Köln-Schuld-Frechen this year, as well as finishing third in the Omloop van het Waasland and fourth in Nokere Koerse.
"Markus Eichler is a all-rounder who has made a lot of progress this season," said Unibet's directeur sportif Jacques Hanegraaf. "We want him most for the classics and the smaller stage races where he certainly should score. Eichler is definitely a win for Unibet.com."