'I wanted to be left alone': Laurens De Plus returned to his parent's home to recover from viral fatigue

The Belgian talent didn't reply to any messages on social media and only kept contact with Ineos Grenadiers

Laurens De Plus
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Laurens De Plus says he "wanted to be left alone" while he recovered from 'viral fatigue' during most of 2021.

De Plus, who rides for Ineos Grenadiers, hasn't actually raced a kilometre for the British registered team since April 10 at the Tour of the Basque Country where he did not finish on the sixth stage.

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