Movistar distanced from Chris Froome but monitor CCC for potential signings

Max Sciandri celebrates with the Movistar riders as RIchard Carapaz seals Giro d'Italia victory (Image credit: Getty Images)

Movistar may have ruled themselves out of potentially signing Chris Froome from Team Ineos but the Spanish WorldTour squad have revealed that they are monitoring the situation at CCC after it was revealed that Greg Van Avermaet’s team would have to find a new sponsor for 2021.

Movistar have been one of the least affected squads in terms of sponsorship worries in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, while several other teams have let staff go, furloughed others, and enforced pay cuts and deferrals. 

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.