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Landa confirms move to Astana

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Mikel Landa (Euskaltel-Euskadi) cracked the top-10 on the Vuelta's first stage in the Pyrenees

Mikel Landa (Euskaltel-Euskadi) cracked the top-10 on the Vuelta's first stage in the Pyrenees (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Mikel Landa (Euskaltel)

Mikel Landa (Euskaltel) (Image credit: El Pedal de Frodo)
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Scarponi leads Nibali and Sagan through the rain

Scarponi leads Nibali and Sagan through the rain (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Mikel Landa has confirmed that he will be joining Astana on a two-year deal when the Euskaltel-Euskadi team folds at the end of this season. Speaking to Spanish website El Pedal de Frodo, Landa acknowledged that an agreement had been reached and said he is relishing the prospect of his new challenge.

Peter Cossins has written about professional cycling since 1993 and is a contributing editor to Procycling. He is the author of The Monuments: The Grit and the Glory of Cycling's Greatest One-Day Races (Bloomsbury, March 2014) and has translated Christophe Bassons' autobiography, A Clean Break (Bloomsbury, July 2014). 

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