Julian Alaphilippe Sticks With Deceuninck-Quickstep Until 2021

Julian Alaphilippe sticks with Deceuninck-Quickstep until 2021

Joe Robinson 3 Jun 2019 Frenchman turns down lucrative offers to remain at Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck-Quickstep have secured the services of Milan-San Remo champion Julian Alaphilippe for a further two years ending speculation of a big money move. The team confirmed that Alaphilippe had signed a two-year contract extension which will see him ride for the Belgian WorldTour squad through to 2021. The 26-year-old confirmed the rumours that other teams had attempted to sign him, in a statement, but that his priority was always to remain at Deceuninck-Quickstep. 'This is the team which gave me the chance to turn pro six years ago and where I feel at home,' Alaphilippe said. 'It’s my second family and I am very grateful for all the support I have received over the years as part of the amazing Wolfpack. 'I had also other offers, but my priority was always to ink a ...

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