Chris Froome's mid-season transfer off as Tour de France spot beckons

Chris Froome and Dave Brailsford outside the new bus
Froome and Brailsford at the Ineos launch last year (Image credit: Simon Wilkinson /

Chris Froome's chances of a mid-season transfer are over after a source close to his contract situation told Cyclingnews that the four-time Tour de France winner would remain at Team Ineos until his contract expires at the end of the season. 

The news comes after weeks of speculation linking Froome to a mid-season move to Israel Start-Up Nation ahead of this year’s rescheduled Tour de France.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.