Sean Kelly: Fuglsang should be riding Tour de France

Astana's Jakob Fuglsang wins the 2020 edition of Il Lombardia in Como, Italy
Astana's Jakob Fuglsang wins the 2020 edition of Il Lombardia in Como, Italy (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The winner of the 1988 Vuelta a España and four-time green points jersey winner at the Tour de France, Sean Kelly, has told Danish media that he believes recent Il Lombardia winner Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) should race this year's rescheduled Tour de France at the end of this month instead of skipping it in favour of the Giro d'Italia in October.

"It's a shame that he's not going to ride the Tour de France. He's in fantastic form right now, and with what's looking like a very open race, he has a very real chance of getting on the podium," Kelly told Ekstra Bladet on Monday.

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