The cycling teams are outlining their bets for the great races to be held and the Movistar Team has revealed that Alejandro Valverde and Enric Mas will make the double from Tour de France and Tour of Spain while Marc Soler will be the leader in the Tour of Italy after a tight schedule due al coronavirus .
This was announced this Wednesday by the general manager of the telephone team, Eusebio Unzué, in a telematic press conference: "The team has divided it into three blocks: 12 runners will make the Tour and Round; another the Giro; and the young, one-week races and one-day classics. Valverde and Enric Mas will be the leaders in Tour and Vuelta, and Marc Soler, in the Giro ", revealed Eusebio Unzué in a conference with Alejandro Valverde, Enric Mas and Marc Soler.
The telephone team will reappear on July 28 in the Tour of Burgos Eusebio Unzué announced while the 2019 world champion considers that with a great team and together with Enric "we can make a great duo" while his partner is confident in the tandem: "It motivates me to be next to Alejandro in the Tour and in La Vuelta, it is a very big point in favor that other teams do not have."
First experience as head of the ranks for Marc Soler
The Spanish cyclist Marc Soler, who will serve as leader of the Movistar Team in the Giro d'Italia 2020, showed himself " very excited "to debut as number one and assured that will try" to give a little war " in a race where the route could benefit him and which takes place between October 3 and 25.
"There are always aspirations, but it is my first time as a leader and the desire is there. I am going to the Giro to give a little war. It is a three-week lap and I want to try to see how it turns out. Hopefully the best will come out possible and that we finish as high as possible ", added the 26-year-old cyclist at the Movistar presentation ceremony for the remainder of this atypical season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“ It has been difficult to train alone “
"It has been difficult to train alone, spend many hours and know that other years, at this point, you were in competition. In the end it will cost more to adapt, but I think it can go very well. The team is prepared so that everything goes well, especially facing the competition, "Soler finished at the virtual press conference offered by Movistar.