Although he led Astana to a top ten place in last year’s Tour de FranceJakob Fuglsang says he is fully behind Vincenzo Nibali’s challenge for overall honours in this year’s race.
The Italian won a superb Giro d’Italia in 2013 and returns to the Tour after a year-long absence. His last result in the Tour came in 2012, when he finished a distant third behind Team Sky’s duo of Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome.
This season Fuglsang will target more individual stages, rather than three-week Tours, but he is likely to be one of Nibali’s most important riders in the mountains should the Italian go toe-to-toe with the Tour’s defending champion Chris Froome.
In this exclusive video for Cyclingnews Fuglsang outlines his aims for the season and his predictions for the Tour.
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