Contador surrenders to Egan Bernal: "It will mark an era"

In an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport, the former pinteño cyclist analyzed the great start of the Sky's Colombian in 2019 after his victory in Paris-Nice and his great performance in the Volta.

The great performance of Egan Bernal at this start of the season, in which he won the Paris-Nice general and finished third in the Volta a Catalunya, has made many runners surrender to the potential that the young Colombian rider of the Sky treasures in his legs.

One of the last to analyze the recent successes of Bernal has been Alberto Contador. In an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport, the former Pinto cyclist trusts Bernal to make history in cycling. "I like it very much, I think it can mark an era" .

Bernal will lead the Sky in the Giro d'Italia, where he starts as one of the favorites to win the Maglia Rosa. However, Counter sees him capable of winning the Tour de France. "I think it would be ideal for him to concentrate only on the Tour, for me he is ready to fight for the yellow jersey, but it will not be easy on Sky because Froome wants to chase his fifth title and Geraint Thomas is also on the team. part, a team like Sky can not face the Giro d'Italia without a great leader. " However, in spite of his youth, he does not recommend him to double Giro-Tour yet. "He is 22 years old and many seasons ahead, he must preserve and handle situations well."

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