Team manager Ralf Dink is not sure. And you can for less. Uijtdebroeks is definitely one of the Belgian companies Best things to come Mentioned in the (Grand) Tour. Immediately eighth on his Grand Tour debut at the Vuelta and top ten in every other stage race where he appeared (ninth in the Tour of Oman and the Tour of Catalunya, sixth in the Tour de Romandie and seventh in the Tour of Switzerland). His contract with BORA-hansgrohe runs until the end of 2024. But some recent problems – with leader Alexander Vlasov in the Vuelta and with team materials in the Chrono des Nations – have dealt a heavy blow to the mutual relationship. The signing of Primoz Roglic also shows a bit of confidence in the future with Uijtdebroeks.
About a dozen teams, including Ineos Grenadiers, Lidl-Trek and Groupama-FDJ, have publicly shown interest. But Jumbo-Visma in particular will be in prime position to attract talent. Although according to UCI regulations, this is of course only possible under the condition of mutual agreement between all parties involved and/or payment of a lump sum. Think yourself wants to honor the contract. “But our pockets are not as deep as some other teams. We will have to find a smart way to keep him with us for at least another year.
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