Astana deny working with banned doping doctor Michele Ferrari

Jakob Fuglsang Astana TTT Vuelta a Espana 2019
Jakob Fuglsang and his Astana teammates at the 2019 Vuelta a España (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

In the wake of reports allegedly linking Jakob Fuglsang and Alexey Lutsenko with banned doping doctor Michele Ferrari, the Astana team have issued a press release distancing the team from the disgraced Italian.

In the statement, the Kazakhstani team affirmed its commitment to the fight against doping, noting that its riders aren't authorised to work with any external doctors. The team's statement did, however, avoid any mention of Fuglsang or Lutsenko specifically. The Dane is expected to release his own statement later on Monday.

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