André Greipel: I want to finish my career on a full season

New Israel Start-Up Nation signing André Greipel at the 2020 Tour Down Under
(Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

André Greipel has no intention of retiring at the end of 2020, despite the 37-year-old's contract expiring in December. The German joined Israel Start-Up Nation at the start of the year on a one-year deal but after fracturing his shoulder in February and then facing in lockdown in Germany, he has not raced since the Tour Down Under.

Racing is set to resume in August and although Greipel is still going through rehabilitation on his shoulder he is making his way back to full fitness.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.