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02.06.2015 @ 11:56 Posted by Emil Axelgaard

It is a possibibility that Fabio Aru will accompany Vincenzo Nibali in the Tour de France. "It is 50%," said the Sardinian rider one day after his second place in the Giro d'Italia.

 

Aru made a great comeback in the third week of the Giro where he won two stages. Yesterday the whole team and general manager Alexander Vinokourov visited the Expo 2015 in Milan.

 

"The chance that I will do the Tour? 50-50," Are told Gazzetta dello Sport. Nibali will be the clear leader of Astana but the Astana climber wants to get a first taste of the French race. In principle, his plans include the Giro-Vuelta double like last year but if he changes is mind, it could open the door for Mikel Landa to be the leader in Spain.

 

 

Astana had a great Giro with two spots on the podium, five stage wins and an overall win in the teams classification. Aru was full of admiration of winner Alberto Contador. "He was the strongest and I have always admired him for his class and humility. I have great respect for him and the Giro win is deserved."

 

Dario Cataldo, Tanel Kangert, Davide Malacarne, Diego Rosa, Luis Leon Sanchez, Paolo Tiralongo and Andrey Zeits were the riders who supported Landa and Aru in Italy. In France, Nibali will be flanked by his guard from last year: Jakob Fuglsang, Lieuwe Westra, Michele Scarponi, Andriy Grivko and new signing Lars Boonm. And maybe Aru. "Who knows," the Sardinian said.

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