Vital Concept linked to Rolland but play waiting game in transfer market

Pierre Rolland of France and Team EF Education First - Drapac P/B Cannondale

French Pro Continental team Vital Concept already have 20 riders contracted for next season but are still on the lookout for one or two marque signings, with rumours of moves for Pierre Rolland and Serge Pauwels currently circulating. The likelihood of signing the latter is slim with the Belgian team this morning telling Cyclingnews that despite interest from the French team he would most likely be re-signing with Dimension Data. Pauwels and the Dimension Data management are set for final talks in the next 48 hours. "We're not in a position to confirm anything at the moment," Vital Concept's Jermoe Pineau told Cyclingnews on Thursday afternoon. "We've not made any new signings at the moment. There are lots of rumours about my team but for now I can't confirm if this one has arrived or this one has arrived. We've had lots of discussions and we're in negotiations but I ...

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