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Froome's contract negotiations on hold during the Vuelta, says Brailsford

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Chris Froome (Team Sky) on his break-out ride in the Vuelta.

Chris Froome (Team Sky) on his break-out ride in the Vuelta. (Image credit: Vuelta a Espana)
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Chris Froome rode for Wiggins

Chris Froome rode for Wiggins (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Christopher Froome takes a big win

Christopher Froome takes a big win (Image credit: Vuelta a Espana)

Team Sky manager Dave Brailsford has told Cyclingnews he will not bow to outside pressure and finalise a new contract with Chris Froome during the Vuelta a España so that negotiations do not affect the Kenyan-born Briton's performance in the final stages of the race.