Team Sky close in on signing Landa, Kwiatkowski, Peters, Geoghegan Hart and Moscon

Team Sky are set to bolster their ranks with home-grown talent for 2016 with Alex Peters (SEG Racing) set to sign as a stagiaire from August 1 and a two-year deal set to follow. Team Sky are also set to offer a similar package to Tao Geoghegan Hart, however, his agent has told Cyclingnews that no contract has yet been signed. Italian rider Gianni Moscon, who finished second in this year's U23 Tour of Flanders has also been strongly linked to the British WorldTour team.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.