Agent denies Peter Sagan will leave Tinkoff-Saxo before contract expires

With Etixx-Quick-Step rumoured to be interested in signing Peter Sagan, his agent insists the rider will remain at Tinkoff-Saxo until the end of 2017

Peter Sagan on the Stage two of the 2015 Tour de Suisse (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Peter Sagan will not be leaving Tinkoff-Saxo before the end of 2017, according to his agent, despite rumours that the team owner would be willing to cut ties.

Giovanni Lombardi told Italian website Tuttobici in no uncertain terms that his client would not be looking to break his contract, although speculation links the Slovakian with Etixx-Quick-Step.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.