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It is looking likely that Venezuelan climber José Rujano will be returning to the Selle-Italia team of Gianni Savio, as reported by Sportwereld.be. He has passed a year a piece with ProTour teams Quick.Step-Innergetic and Unibet.com.

Belgian national champion Stijn Devolder has also decided on his team for 2008, having commenced talks with several ProTour teams since his Discovery Channel squad announced its disbandment earlier this month. Devolder confirmed on his website www.stijndevolder.be that he has signed a contract to with Quick.Step-Innergetic, marking his return to a Belgian based team after four years riding for the American based Discovery Channel/US Postal.

Devolder will become co-captain of the team along with Tom Boonen in the classics and will make his first appearance at the Tour de France next season. Devolder signed his new contract on the August 28, one day before his 28th birthday.

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