Lefevere: Mark Cavendish thinks it's time to cash in again

FOUGERES FRANCE JUNE 29 Mark Cavendish of The United Kingdom and Team Deceuninck QuickStep stage winner Green Points Jersey Patrick Lefevere of Belgium CEO Team manager of Deceuninck QuickStep celebrate at arrival during the 108th Tour de France 2021 Stage 4 a 1504km stage from Redon to Fougres LeTour TDF2021 on June 29 2021 in Fougeres France Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Cavendish and Lefevere at this year's Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Deceuninck-QuickStep manager Patrick Lefevere has indicated that Mark Cavendish will not ride the Tour de France if he stays with the team next year, and has publicly suggested the Manxman is overestimating his value during contract negotiations. 

Reports of Lefevere and Cavendish not seeing eye-to-eye on the terms for a new deal emerged earlier this week, and now Lefevere has given an interview on the matter to Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws

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