Brailsford keen to keep Eisel at Sky

Bernhard Eisel, Tour de France 2012, stage one recce ride

Sky boss Dave Brailsford is keen to keep Bernhard Eisel on the team's books even if the Austrian's long-time teammate and confidant Mark Cavendish does leave at the end of this season.

Brailsford confirmed the two parties are currently in negotiations to extend Eisel's existing two-year contract signed in 2011.

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