Van der Poel: Evenepoel is borderline arrogant but he backs it up

OVERIJSE BELGIUM OCTOBER 07 Arrival Mathieu Van Der Poel of Netherlands and Team AlpecinFenix Disappointment during the 60th Brabantse Pijl 2020 Men Elite a 197km race from Leuven to OverijseSchavei 106m La Flche Brabanonne BP20 on October 07 2020 in Overijse Belgium Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Mathieu van der Poel has described Remco Evenepoel as 'borderline arrogant' and insisted he has no intention of following Wout van Aert in riding a Grand Tour as a domestique. 

In an interview with Belgian magazine Humo, Van der Poel discussed his ‘generation’, naming Van Aert and Evenepoel as his leading contemporaries, along with Julian Alaphilippe and Marc Hirschi. 

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