Lefevere eyeing a deal with Contador

Yesterday there were indications in Belgian press that Alberto Contador is probably being aimed for a move to the Omega Pharma-QuickStep while his ban period finishes in August, and have been supported by comments from Patrick Lefevere, the team manager.

The fifty-seven year old Belgian comes out determined to get the Spanish bike rider from the Saxo Bank, who stays favorite to tie Alberto Contador down to a contract. Saxo Bank quashed their deal with Contador in the month of February after CAS given him a shun for examining positive for clenbuterol during the Tour de France 2010. Alberto Contador has suggested a come back to his ex team at several times points in last few weeks. It has not place Patrick Lefevere off the pursual for cycling’s top star arguably, even though he says that the scope of securing his sign still appers remote.

While speaking to Gazet Van Antwerpen, Lefevere stated that he is always interested in a free rider with great potential. He further added that he began this to Contador’s management and have been trying to pin a date for a chat. Both of them are no strangers to each other. He is just attempting to get an interview in June but he expects no result.

When questioned about how Alberto Contador could possibly be accommodated in his budget as well as his squad that has enjoyed superb success till this season, Patrick Lefevere told that they would get a path to get him in.

He added that money does not grow on backs, but as a champ they would make extra funds available for Alberto Contador. Also for some bike riders whom he prefers to be with him. They also have some guys who really know about climbing is. More than that, after this season there will be places free, as two of his riders are out of deal.

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