Movistar free Amador for move to Team Ineos

Andrey Amador (Movistar) at the 2019 Tour of Britain (Image credit: Getty Images)

Andrey Amador's much anticipated move to Team Ineos has moved one step closer, with the Movistar team announcing on Tuesday that they have reached an agreement with the Costa Rican to terminate his contract.

Amador's move was complicated by a pre-contract agreement he signed with Movistar to extend with the team where he has spent the past 11 years. Team boss Eusebio Unzué had demanded that Amador pay a fee to release the agreement.

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