Movistar announces the signing of Gregor Mühlberger until 2023

The telephone team announced the arrival of the Austrian for the next three seasons. It is the second signing for 2021 after Iván García Cortina.


The Movistar team continues to prepare its squad for the 2021 season and this Tuesday made the arrival of Gregor Mühlberger official. The 26-year-old Austriacom rider arrives from the Bora-Hansgrohe and signs for the next three seasons. In this way, Mühlberger becomes Movistar's second signing for the 2021 season after the telephone team announced the arrival of Iván García Cortina last August.

With the arrival of Mühlberger, the Movistar incorporates a cyclist who defends himself well in the mountains and who has been a key part of Bora-Hansgrohe in the last great laps. His main triumphs include the general of the Sibiu Tour in this 2020 as well as two stages and a stage victory in the Binck Bank Tour of 2018.

In statements collected by the Mühlberger team, he was very excited about this new adventure at Movistar. "I am very happy that the team has given me the opportunity and to sign with them and take advantage of the opportunity these years. It is a good opportunity to improve my skills and be better in the future, chasing good results in one-day races as in races. of a week like Dauphiné or Itzulia as well as helping the leaders in the grand tours. I know that some of my best performances have been in the third week of a grand tour, where I feel strong, and I hope to help the team leaders there . I will put all my experience at the disposal of the team and I will also learn from veterans like Alejandro Valverde or José Joaquín Rojas. I still have a lot to improve and learn ".

For his part, Eusebio Unzué stressed that "the arrival of Gregor will bring an extra experience to the team, thanks to his numerous races in the WorldTour despite his youth. He is a versatile cyclist, something that has become more important in modern cycling and also He has shown that he is a great team rider. He is more than qualified to lead the team in important events. "

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