Egan Bernal: Chris Froome wasn't upset by my Tour de France leadership comments

ZIPAQUIR COLOMBIA FEBRUARY 15 Start Egan Arley Bernal Gomez of Colombia and Team INEOS during the 3rd Tour of Colombia 2020 Stage 5 a 1805km stage from Paipa to Zipaquir TourColombiaUCI TourColombia2020 on February 15 2020 in Zipaquir Colombia Photo by Maximiliano BlancoGetty Images
Egan Bernal at the Tour Colombia 2.1 in February (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Egan Bernal has said that he has a good relationship with Team Ineos co-leader Chris Froome, adding that his various remarks to the media about the team's Tour de France leadership conundrum has not affected their friendship or caused any tensions within the squad.

In a wide-ranging interview with Colombian newspaper El Tiempo, Bernal spoke about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on racing as well as his team's Tour leadership and the possibility of riding the World Championships road race, which comes a week after Paris.

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