Chris Froome's possible mid-season transfer exposes leadership battle at Team Ineos

Chris Froome returns to racing at the UAE Tour
Chris Froome returned to racing at the UAE Tour (Image credit: Twitter/Chris Froome)

The Cyclingnews story that Chris Froome could leave Team Ineos mid-season so he can have a clear leadership role at the 2020 Tour de France has sparked a wave of reaction and speculation and exposed the leadership battle underway way at the British team.

The news also kicked off a debate about if Froome could win a fifth Tour de France after the terrible injuries he suffered last summer and sparked discussions about which team would want to sign Froome and who has the resources to pull off such an audacious deal, especially mid-season and before this year's COVID-19 delayed Tour de France.

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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.