New British Worldtour Team Rumoured In French Press

New British WorldTour team rumoured in French press

Joe Robinson 18 May 2020 L'Equipe claims a new 'large English sponsor' could be stepping into cycling for 2021 After a weekend of speculation regarding Chris Froome 's future and a potential mid-season move away from Team Ineos , one piece of news that went under the radar was rumours of a new British WorldTour team. French newspaper L'Equipe ran a story on Saturday speculating on the potential teams that could offer a contract to 34-year-old Froome as he continues his quest for a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title. The piece cited obvious options such as Bahrain-McLaren, Israel Start-Up Nation and Movistar, however ended with the line 'a still unknown British team would emerge next season to compete against Ineos with the support of a large English sponsor.' There were no more details given about who the 'large English sponsor' could be, and while the accuracy of L'Equipe 's ...

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