AG2R Citroën manager ambitious going into new season: 'We want to win a Monument'

Vincent Lavenu also expects a more competitive challenge in the general classification of a Grand Tour

Vincent Lavenu AG2R Citroen
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AG2R Citroën manager Vincent Lavenu has set high targets for his squad heading into the 2022 season, with the Frenchman ambitious for a Monument victory and a competitive rider in the general classification of the Grand Tours.

The French team enjoyed a relative amount of success last year, finishing eighth on the UCI World Ranking after some strong performances. The team's most notable victories came on the three Grand Tours, with Ben O'Connor winning stage nine of the Tour de France, Clément Champoussin triumphing on stage 20 of the Vuelta a España, and Andrea Vendrame crossing the line first on stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.