Chris Froome undergoes surgery after home accident

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Chris Froome's (Team Ineos) comeback after serious injury has taken a blow after he was forced to undergo surgery on Friday evening after accidentally cutting his thumb at home.

Froome already missed the Tour de France in July after crashing out of the Critérium du Dauphiné in June. The British rider suffered serious multiple injuries but recently returned to training outside after a number of weeks on the home-trainer. 

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