Contador lists Nibali as one of his top Tour rivals

Vincenzo Nibali, Vuelta a Espana 2010, stage 15

Alberto Contador counts on Vuelta a España winner, Italian Vincenzo Nibali to be one of his most dangerous rivals when he races for his fourth Tour de France win next July.

Contador told the EFE news agency yesterday, "Nibali could be one of the most dangerous rivals next year at the Tour de France."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.