Movistar confirm Miguel Angel Lopez will leave team after sudden Vuelta a España abandon

Cycling: Vuelta España 2021 / Spain Tour 2021 / La Vuelta 2021 / 18 Etapa / 18 Stage /
Salas - Alto del Gamoniteiru (162,6 km) 2/09/2021
Vuelta España 2021 / Spain Tour 2021 / La Vuelta 2021 / 18 Etapa / 18 Stage /
Luis Angel Gomez
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Movistar have announced that Miguel Ángel López will depart the team on October 1 in the aftermath of his sudden abandon on the penultimate stage of the Vuelta a España.

In a short statement on Saturday, Eusebio Unzue’s team said: “Abarca Sports announces today the resolution by mutual agreement of the contract of the rider Miguel Ángel López, as of next October 1st.”

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