Transfer Mechanics: Analysing teams 2021 – part 3

UAE Team Emirates’ Jan Polanc guides team leader Tadej Pogacar (in all white) towards an eventual victory on stage 15 of the 2020 Tour de France, but it was race leader Primoz Roglic’s Jumbo-Visma squad that took control for much of the stage
(Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The 2021 road season is just around the corner, albeit with a bit of uncertainty on which events will proceed as scheduled in the first months due to lingering concerns for the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. 

What is becoming more certain are full WorldTour rosters for the new season, and Cyclingnews continues to inspect the movement in the transfer market.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.