Fernando Gaviria Could Leave Quick-Step Floors As Finance Worries Continue

Fernando Gaviria could leave Quick-Step Floors as finance worries continue

Joe Robinson 5 Oct 2018 Patrick Lefevere could be forced to lose star riders in order to balance books Despite being this season's most successful team by far, Quick-Step Floors could be entering a period of damage limitation by allowing star riders Fernando Gaviria and Enric Mas to leave. Reports in Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport suggest that 'almost everything is done' for sprinter Gaviria's move from the Belgian WorldTour team across to UAE-Team Emirates . It is also rumoured that recent Vuelta a Espana second place finisher Mas will be forced to leave the team with Astana his likely destination. Being Spanish, it should also be expected that Movistar will show interest. Despite 69 wins so far this season, including 13 Grand Tour stages and two Monuments, team manager Patrick Lefevere has confirmed that the team has yet to replace the funding shortfall of Quick-Step Floors , that has ...

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