Vuelta a España: Brailsford believes Froome can fight for the win

Chris Froome came into this year’s Vuelta a España with a question mark over his form, however, Team Sky's  Dave Brailsford has seen plenty of positives in his rider’s performance so far in the race. Froome currently sits fifth overall, just 28 seconds behind race leader Nairo Quintana (Movistar) and although he lost time on stage 9 to Aramón Valdelinares, Brailsford believes that his rider can fight for the win.

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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.