Cavendish replaces injured Bennett at Baloise Belgium Tour

KUSADASI TURKEY APRIL 18 Arrival Mark Cavendish of United Kingdom and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Celebration during the 56th Presidential Cycling Tour Of Turkey 2021 Stage 8 a 1603km stage from Bodrum to Kuadas TUR2021 tourofturkeyTUR on April 18 2021 in Kusadasi Turkey Photo by Stuart FranklinGetty Images
Mark Cavendish (Deceuninck-QuickStep) at the Tour of Turkey (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Deceuninck-QuickStep have announced that sprinter Sam Bennett will be forced to miss this week's Baloise Belgium Tour due to injury.

The Irishman is suffering a problem with his right knee, according to a statement issued by the Belgian squad. The injury occurred during a training ride last week.

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