Fuglsang's agent dampens talk of Riis reunion

GRAZALEMA SPAIN FEBRUARY 19 Arrival Jakob Fuglsang of Denmark and Astana Pro Team Celebration during the 66th Vuelta a Andaluca Ruta del Sol 2020 Stage 1 a 1738km stage from Alhaurn de la Torre to Grazalema 911m VCANDALUCIA UCIProSeries on February 19 2020 in Grazalema Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
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Jakob Fuglsang last week expressed an interest in lining up at the Copenhagen Grand Départ of the 2021 Tour de France on a Danish-sponsored team, but his agent has downplayed the idea and said that he is close to agreeing a contract extension with Astana Pro Team.

Speaking to TV2, Fuglsang admitted that he would be tempted by a reunion with his former Saxo Bank manager Bjarne Riis were he to secure a Danish backer for NTT Pro Cycling. Riis came on board with NTT as manager and co-owner at the start of this year.

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