Esteban Chaves will tuck Simon Yates into the Giro d'Italia

The Colombian cyclist, winner at Etna in the last edition and second overall in 2016, will return to the Italian round to help the Briton to fight for the general.

Esteban Chaves will return to the Giro d'Italia in 2019. The Colombian cyclist will participate in the Corsa Rosa this year where he will work for help the British Simon Yates to get dressed with the pink jersey of winner in Verona.

The Giro d'Italia 2018 was the race in the that Chaves achieved his last success and in which at the same time his problems began that left him without competing for the rest of the season. The Colombian was imposed on the top of Etna although he lost all his options of the general in the stage after the first day of rest after being cut by the fans road to Gualdo Tadino.

Chaves, which this year has participated in the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Vuelta a Andalucía, París-Niza and Volta a Catalunya with discreet results after overcoming his illness, was very excited about his return to the Italian round in statements collected by the Mitchelton-Scott team. "As always, it will be very special to return to Italy, I have a great relationship with Italy and last year in Rome was one of my toughest days on the bike.The Giro last year had many ups and downs for the team and for me, so returning to this race is special and exciting. "

El 'Chavito' also highlighted the work of the entire team and hopes that together they achieve the objectives set. "We are a team that always give 100%, we will do the same in the Giro and we will do it in the next races we will face. The expectations are the same, enjoy running and being part of this team, attack and be aggressive as we went in the last stage of the Volta a Catalunya ".

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