Landa says Bahrain McLaren not interested in signing Chris Froome

Mikel Landa (Bahrain McLaren)
(Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The reports of Chris Froome's possible mid-season transfer continue to swirl across the cycling world, but Mikel Landa, at least, feels very certain about where the four-times Tour de France winner will not be going  - Landa's own team: Bahrain McLaren.

"The team has already denied they are interested and Rod [Ellingworth, team manager - Ed] has told me that personally," Landa revealed to Cyclingnews.  

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.