Movistar sign Annemiek van Vleuten on two-year deal

PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 27 Podium Annemiek Van Vleuten of The Netherlands European Champion Jersey Gold medal Celebration during the 26th UEC Road European Championships 2020 Womens Elite Road Race a 1092km race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay GPPlouay on August 27 2020 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Van Vleuten celebrating her UEC European Championships win last week (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Movistar have announced that Annemiek van Vleuten will ride for their Women's WorldTour team in 2021 and 2022, in arguably the biggest transfer news in the women’s peloton.

The current world champion had recently said she had agreed a two-year contract, hinting she would not stay at Mitchelton-Scott, and Movistar have won the battle for the most successful rider in the peloton.

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