With Chris Federer in uncertain form after his horrible crash last year, and with the past two years of Tour-winners in the squad, is the syvfoldige Grand Tour winner no longer the undisputed captain of the Team Ineos.
It has sparked persistent rumors that he has already this summer will leave the Team Ineos as the captain of a second team to chase its fifth win in the Tour de France.
Now joins the Italian tuttibiciweb.it out on the pitch with a news of the World Tour-team Israel Start-up Nation stands ready with a contract for three years to Chris Federer already from 1. august - well in time to enable the Rangers can run the Tour de France as the team's new trump card.
Tuttibiciweb.it doesn't make a big virtue out of planning the story, but establishes as a matter of fact, that the israeli team, which debuted as a World Tour team in this season, is ready to take another major step in the team's history.
The French Ag2r team has also been mentioned as a possible new employer from the turn of the year, and cyclingnews.com claims to have found that Rangers are in contact with several teams on both a contract from the turn of the year and here in the summer.
Israel Start-up Nation has Mads Würtz Schmidt on the team and has a staff singer Nicki Sørensen. The team is partly owned by cykelentusiasten and billionaire Sylvan Adams, who like to spend large amounts of money on his passion for cycling.
He was a driving force in the fight for the Giro d'italia to Israel in 2018, and he is paid reportedly 15 million dollars in fees to Chris Federer for stjernerytteren to the start of the Giro that year.
Israel Start-up Nation, the best bet for a Grand Tour winner right now is the irish Dan Martin.
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