UAE’s Tour de France team taking shape at Critérium du Dauphiné

PLA DE LESTANY BANYOLES SPAIN MARCH 23 Brandon Mcnulty of United States and UAE Team Emirates during the 100th Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 2021 Stage 2 a 185km Individual Time Trial stage from Pla de LEstany Banyoles to Pla de LEstany Banyoles 145m ITT VoltaCatalunya100 on March 23 2021 in Pla de LEstany Banyoles Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
Brandon McNulty (UAE Team Emirates) at the Volta a Catalunya (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Tadej Pogačar may be missing from the UAE Team Emirates line-up at the Critérium du Dauphiné, but the race is a key test for several of the riders who are hoping to be part of the Slovenian’s support crew when he starts the defence of his Tour de France title next month in Brest

Among the UAE line-up at the Dauphiné, Brandon McNulty, Mikkel Bjerg, Ivo Oliveira and Alexander Kristoff are all under consideration for selection and are looking to impress.

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