Contador poised to strike as Paris-Nice heads for the mountains

Despite being a minute and half down on Quick-Step Floors leader Julian Alaphilippe’s yellow jersey, few riders will have written off Alberto Contador’s chances of turning Paris-Nice on its head during the final three days. It is anyone’s guess as to whether Contador (Trek-Segafredo) can succeed in tearing up the GC, but the present sentiment at the race is that if the Spaniard spots an opportunity, he will look to exploit it.

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