Team Ineos are favourites to sign Rohan Dennis for next season after his Bahrain-Merida contract was torn up in the wake of his Tour de France walkout.
CCC have not entirely given up hope of signing the time trial world champion, while Movistar, who were also linked with the rider, said that they haven’t opened negotiations with Dennis.
“I have been known to have a short fuse,” the Australian said. “I like perfection with everything and when things don’t line up when they should or I think they should, it gets on my nerves a little bit.”
“Going to Ineos, he’s another number with a bunch of great guys. I think he’s going there. They put a lot of money there, but it depends on what he wants and what he’s looking for – if he wants to concentrate on time trialling or if he wants to develop and look at different things,” Movistar’s Max Sciandri said.
“They have Bernal, Thomas, Froome, and Carapaz. Is he the next on that list or is he going to ride at the front all day like Kwiatkowski? Is he going to try and win the Giro or the Vuelta? I don’t think so. I’ve tried to call him a couple of times but that’s about it.”