Bernal shows why Team Sky and Movistar want to sign him for 2018

20-year-old Colombian climber Egan Bernal is set to step up to WorldTour level in 2018, with Team Sky, Movistar and Bahrain Merida in competition to pay Androni Giocattoli a special 'development fee' so they can have him on their roster and perhaps help him develop into the next Nairo Quintana or Sergio Henao.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.