Froome wants to win the Tour of the Alps in the farewell of Sky

The British cyclist confirmed his presence in the Italian event, the last one in which he will compete with the Sky jersey before the arrival of Ineos as the new sponsor.

Chris Froome will compete next week in the Tour of the Alps (April 22-26) for the last time with the team jersey Sky before the squad competes with the jersey of the new sponsorship of Ineos in the Yorkshire Tour (2-5 The British wants to dismiss the almost 10 years of sponsorship of the television network with a victory in a test where, despite not winning, it was noticed last year and that served as the last test before winning its first Italy spin. "Winning the Tour of the Alps will be a great way to say thanks to the Sky, I am pleased to return to the Tour of the Alps this year, I enjoyed the race in 2018 and it served as a boost for the Giro. It's the kind of race that I need at this time of year, it is a hard and impressive test that will help me to know how I am, "argued Froome in statements collected by VeloNews.

A similar opinion maintains Nicolas Portal, one of the team's sports directors: " Will be nustra Last stage race like Sky and it will be special, we want to shine. The stages are difficult and they are very good for Chris in preparation for the Tour de France ".

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