Contador: Chris Froome can win the 2021 Tour de France with Israel Start-Up Nation

Alberto Contador Chris Froome 2013 Tour
Alberto Contador and Chris Froome do battle at the 2013 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Alberto Contador is convinced that Chris Froome will be able to challenge Team Ineos in next year's Tour de France and go for the overall victory – whether it be for a fifth or sixth time.

Contador is convinced that despite the Briton’s veteran status and his decision to ride for an inexperienced Grand Tour squad like Israel Start-Up Nation, Froome will still be a Tour de France contender.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.