Manuela Fundación cycling director angered by Mitchelton-Scott turnaround

DUBAI UNITED ARAB EMIRATES FEBRUARY 26 Start Adam Yates of The United Kingdom and Team Mitchelton Scott Red Leader Jersey Tsgabu Grmay Gebremaryam of Ethiopia and Team Mitchelton Scott Jack Bauer of New Zealand and Team Mitchelton Scott Michael Hepburn of Australia and Team Mitchelton Scott Luka Mezgec of Slovenia and Team Mitchelton Scott Callum Scotson of Australia and Team Mitchelton Scott Team Presentation during the 6th UAE Tour 2020 Stage 4 a 173km stage from Zabeel Park to Dubai City Walk 419m UCIWT UAETour uaetour on February 26 2020 in Dubai United Arab Emirates Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
Mitchelton-Scott, seen here at the UAE Tour, will now not be sponsored by the Manuela Fundación (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The cycling director of the Manuela Fundación has reacted angrily to  the sudden decision by Mitchelton-Scott to cancel their mid-season deal for the team to be sponsored by the Spanish not-for-profit organisation from July 1 onwards.

The Australian team announced last Friday that it had reached an agreement with the Granada-based Manuela Fundación to sponsor the team.

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