Jumbo-Visma confirm Van Aert for Milan-San Remo, Flanders, Paris-Roubaix
The Jumbo-Visma WorldTour team held their 2019 team presentation at Jumbo headquarters in Veghel on Friday, confirming the Spring Classics schedule for newcomer Wout van Aert , who will race three Monuments in his first two months with the squad. Van Aert's attorneys finally untangled his contract situation this month, clearing the way for the cyclo-cross World Champion to sign with Jumbo-Visma one year early. Van Aert was under contract with Veranda's Willems Crelan, but the team merged with Roompot for 2019. The negotiations went through the Belgian legal system and the UCI, and was at last resolved this week. Van Aert appeared with the team to show off his new jersey and Bianchi Oltre XR4. The team announced he would not race Strade Bianche - where last year he finished third - but added Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, which he will race one day after his March 1 contract begins. ...
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