Plugge hits back after Evenepoel says Deceuninck won't speak to Groenewegen

Jumbo-Visma’s Dylan Groenewegen (in yellow) was handed a nine-month ban by the UCI for having caused the crash at the 2020 Tour de Pologne that left Dutch road race champion Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) fighting for his life
The Tour de Pologne crash involving Dylan Groenwegen (Jumbo-VIsma) and Fabio Jakobsen (Deceunick-QuickStep) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Jumbo-Visma boss Richard Plugge has hit back at Deceuninck-QuickStep rider Remco Evenepoel after the Belgian said his team would snub Dylan Groenewegen upon the sprinter's return to the peloton.

Evenepoel made the comments in an interview with Humo magazine, saying that he and his teammates would not speak to Groenewegen due to him causing Fabio Jakobsen's crash at last year's Tour de Pologne.

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