Gilbert gunning to repeat Amstel and Fleche wins in Liege

Philippe Gilbert attacks, Fleche Wallonne 2011

To get an idea of how important victory on Sunday in Liege-Bastogne-Liege is for Philippe Gilbert, just one phrase was enough in his press conference.

"I'd be happy to swap four or five of my previous wins for victory there," Gilbert said, "and if I take second or third, I won't be happy."

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