Kristoff: No one can help Gaviria more than me

Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) wins stage 21 at the Tour de France

The news of Fernando Gaviria 's mid-contract move from Quick-Step Floors to UAE Team Emirates reportedly took the team's main sprinter Alexander Kristoff by surprise. But the Norwegian who moved away from Katusha-Alpecin as the team brought in Marcel Kittel hopes he will still get consideration for the Tour de France as a lead-out man for the Colombian. In an interview with , Kristoff says the Tour de France is the most important race for the team. Even if the team has limited spots as it may seek the general classification with a rider like Fabio Aru, Kristoff hopes he can earn a spot. "I don't know if anyone else in the team as of today can help Gaviria more than me. But I would prefer to race for my own chances of course," Kristoff said. The 31-year-old racked up half of the UAE team's WorldTour victories this season, ...

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