Spanish move Valverde out of Italy

Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Eparge)

Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Eparge) (Image credit:

Having stated on Tuesday that Alejandro Valverde would be staying in the same Italian hotel in Como as the rest of the Spanish team at the Mendrisio Worlds, it has since been revealed that Valverde will not be spending his nights sleeping in Italy.

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Peter Cossins has written about professional cycling since 1993 and is a contributing editor to Procycling. He is the author of The Monuments: The Grit and the Glory of Cycling's Greatest One-Day Races (Bloomsbury, March 2014) and has translated Christophe Bassons' autobiography, A Clean Break (Bloomsbury, July 2014).