Zabel to T-Mobile?

Erik Zabel is rumoured to be going back to his roots and returning to T-Mobile team, where he...

Erik Zabel is rumoured to be going back to his roots and returning to T-Mobile team, where he started his career in 1994. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported that it is almost a done deal. Zabel has shown great respect for Gerald Ciolek in the past and was hoping Milram could sign Ciolek last year, but T-Mobile had more money to offer.

Rolf Aldag, directeur sportif of T-Mobile, hinted that "Gerald could really profit from Erik's experience." Now it is possible that Zabel will become the teacher of Ciolek, a rider he has tipped to be the next German to win the green jersey in the Tour de France.

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