Bernal: I Will Try To Help Geraint Thomas At The Tour De France

Egan Bernal attacks on the final climb during stage 7 at Tour de Suisse

Egan Bernal 's assured victory at the Tour de Suisse has marked him out among the favourites for next month's Tour de France but the Colombian has said that he is prepared to ride in the service of defending champion Geraint Thomas if the Welshman proves stronger than him. "I don't know. I don't choose to say that I'm the favourite. In any case, I will go with G [Thomas] – he will be our leader," Bernal said in a flash interview after sealing overall victory at the Tour de Suisse on Sunday. "I will try to help him. If he's better than me, for sure I will help him. I don't have any problems to help him; I'm just 22 years old so I think that I have a lot of Tours in front of me." Team Ineos will be without four-time Tour winner Chris Froome in July after ...

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