Geraint Thomas reacts to news of Team Sky becoming Team Ineos

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) racing the 2019 Tirreno-Adriatico

Geraint Thomas carefully avoided confirming that Team Sky will become Team Ineos in 2020 but seemed confident and pleased that the team will continue under new backing, securing his future as a team leader of the British WorldTour team. Cyclingnews was told by multiple sources on Thursday that the multinational chemical company owned by Britain's richest person, Jim Ratcliffe, will take over from Team Sky for 2020, perhaps even increasing the team's reported current budget of £34 million. Thomas signed a new contract with Team Sky after winning the Tour de France in 2018 and seemed happy that his future is now secured. "If it's true, then yeah, but I don't know, I'm just concentrating on racing," Thomas said after stage 3 of Tirreno-Adriatico , carefully avoiding any confirmation of the news. "You'd hope to think that we'd find something. We are in the best position to; we are one ...

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