Morale-boosted Trentin joins Yates brothers at Vuelta a Espana

Matteo Trentin celebrates as van der Poel and van Aert realise they've been beaten

Newly crowned European road race champion Matteo Trentin has been confirmed as part of Mitchelton-Scott 's Vuelta a España line-up. Trentin won four stages last year in the Spanish Grand Tour and heads to the race alongside Adam and Simon Yates. For the second Grand Tour in a row, there is no place for Caleb Ewan , who has already announced that he will ride for Lotto Soudal in 2019. However, the Australian team have built a solid team for the Vuelta. Simon Yates came within a couple of days of winning the Giro d'Italia in May and returns to Grand Tour racing after skipping the Tour de France. He will be supported in the mountains by his brother Adam, as well as Damien Howson and Jack Haig. The team also includes the experienced Michael Albasini, Alexander Edmondson and sprinter/lead-out man Luka Mezgec. "Certainly our objective for the Vuelta is ...

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