Quick Step trainee position likely for Robert

Belgian Fréderique Robert, 20, is likely to ride as a stagiaire ('trainee') with team Quick Step this autumn. Quick Step manager Patrick Lefevere told Cyclingnews yesterday that he would meet with team management to decide whether Robert would be recruited for a trial period with the ProTour-level team.

"I have to speak with [director sportif] Wilfried Peeters, but I think [he will]," said Lefevere.

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