Alberto Contador: Next season might not be my last

The multiple Grand Tour champion has left the door open on continuing beyond the end of 2016, if next season doesn't go to plan

Alberto Contador on stage sixteen of the 2015 Tour of Italy

(Image credit: Watson)

Alberto Contador has opened up in an interview with The Guardian, revealing that plans for his final season might not be as clear cut as we thought.

The Spaniard had stated that he would end his career after the 2016 season, with the hope of one last Tour de France victory.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.