Geraint Thomas: Team Sky have two leadership options for the Tour de France

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) overall winner of the Criterium du Dauphine

Criterium du Dauphine winner Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) believes that he can be one of two leadership options for Team Sky at the Tour de France . Chris Froome goes into the race seeking a fifth Tour de France title and although Team Sky are yet to announce their full eight-rider roster Thomas is an obvious name for inclusion. The Welshman wore the yellow jersey after winning last year’s opening time trial and although he has crashed out of his last two Grand Tours, he has the ability to push for a high overall placing. Thomas' role, however, will almost certainly be determined by Froome’s performance. The defending champion comes into the Tour having won the Giro but history would suggest that he could, therefore, falter in July. Thomas has been in top form in recent weeks. After a lukewarm Tour de Romandie he returned to form at the Dauphine ...

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