Cycle market, Jumbo wants to retain Roglic. Guercilena (Trek) relaunches: «We are interested»

Primoz Roglic in Madrid at the end of the Vuelta di Spagna (photo: SprintCyclingAgency)

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The voices of a Primoz Roglic dissatisfied at not having been able to play all his cards Vuelta they relaunched his candidacy in cycle market.

There Jumbo-Vismaas explained by the general manager Richard Plugge, he absolutely wants to keep the Slovenian. «Roglic is our king. He won all the general classifications of the races in which he took part this year, except the Vuelta. Plus he won 15 races in 2023. He is the one who wins the most for us and there are no others around at his level. Why should I let him go?».

What is certain is that there are several teams interested in the Slovenian, including La Lidl Trek, which has already invested heavily in the market and still has two vacancies. «We are not hypocrites – manager Luca Guercilena told Marca – The funds have grown and the objectives are now more important. The new sponsor Lidl asks us to be the number one team in the UCI ranking and to win the Grand Tours».

This is why Roglic could play to the cause of Lidl Trek. «We’ll see what opportunities there will be – continued Guercilena – We are interested in Roglic, he is a great runner. Who knows what can be done when he is on the market».

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