Gerry Ryan says he remains owner of rebranded Manuela Fundación team

Gerry Ryan and Shayne Bannan.
Mitchelton-Scott team owner Gerry Ryan and team manager Shayne Bannan (Image credit: Getty Images)

Mitchelton-Scott owner Gerry Ryan has said that he will continue to own the team and its WorldTour licence following its rebranding as Manuela Fundación, which is due to come into effect on July 1.

Last week, the Australian team announced that the Spanish non-profit organisation, founded by Francisco Huertas, will take over sponsorship of the team when the season resumes, thus ensuring its survival into 2021.

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