Terpstra and Boasson Hagen still undecided on 2022 contracts

DE PANNE BELGIUM MARCH 24 Lorrenzo Manzin of France Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway and Team Total Direct Energie during the 45th Oxyclean Brugge De Panne 2021 Men Classic a 2039km race from Brugge to De Panne Feeding Bottle OxycleanClassic on March 24 2021 in De Panne Belgium Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Edvald Boasson Hagen of TotalEnergies reaches out to teammate Lorrenzo Manzin during the Oxyclean Brugge De Panne 2021 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Team TotalEnergies leaders Niki Terpstra and Edvald Boasson Hagen kick off the final part of their current season at the Arctic Race of Norway still undecided about their rides for 2022 and beyond.

The pair, who – if they re-sign at the French team – will be joined next year by three-time World Champion Peter Sagan and his support team, said at the race that their futures are still undecided despite cycling's transfer window having opened last week on August 1.

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