Eddy Merckx: Evenepoel will have to improve in many areas to win a Grand Tour

Giro dItalia 2021 104th Edition 13th stage Ravenna Verona 198 km 21052021 Remco Evenepoel BEL Deceuninck QuickStep photo Luca BettiniBettiniPhoto2021
Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-QuickStep) next to the Trofeo Senza Fine (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Eddy Merckx has suggested that Remco Evenepoel “will have to improve in many areas to win a Grand Tour" after the prodigious young Belgian lost 24 minutes on the stage to Cortina d’Ampezzo and any chance of a good overall performance in the 2021 Giro d’Italia

Merckx - considered the greatest rider of all time after his dominance in the sixties and seventies, and his son Axel - the manager of the Hagens Berman Axeon team, are sharing their thoughts on Evenepoel and the Giro d’Italia in a daily blog on Nieuwsblad

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