Chris Froome's Ineos departure won't change Tour de France status, says Knaven

Chris Froome back in action at the UAE Tour
Chris Froome at the UAE Tour (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Team Ineos directeur sportif Servais Knaven has said that Chris Froome’s role at the Tour de France will not be affected by his departure from the team at the end of this season.

Froome will join Israel Start-Up Nation in 2021 after eleven seasons at Team Sky/Ineos. He was previously reported to have been considering a mid-season transfer to guarantee sole team leadership at the Tour.

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