Primoz Roglic backs Wout van Aert at Amstel Gold Race

SAINTCYRLECOLE FRANCE MARCH 07 Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma during the 79th Paris Nice 2021 Stage 1 a 166km stage from SaintCyrlEcole to SaintCyrlEcole ParisNice on March 07 2021 in SaintCyrlEcole France Photo by Bas CzerwinskiGetty Images
Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) rides first stage of 2021Paris-Nice (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Primož Roglič makes his Amstel Gold Race debut buoyed by his fine victory at Itzulia Basque Country, but he has backed Wout van Aert to be Jumbo-Visma’s number one option in Limburg on Sunday.

“I wouldn’t really say it is the race for me, but that doesn’t matter. We’re here with a super strong team and we shouldn’t be afraid of it,” Roglič said in a press conference ahead of the race.

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