Contador says Tuesday is the deadline for Astana’s future

Alberto Contador, Tour de France 2009, stage 18 TT

Double Tour de France winner Alberto Contador has confirmed that the next and possibly final instalment of the interminable saga over his future team for 2010 will be decided on Tuesday. According to the Spaniard, that's the day that the UCI will reach a decision on whether or not Astana has a viable future as a ProTour team.

"I'll know if I continue or not in Astana on Tuesday," Contador told Spanish sports daily MARCA shortly after taking part in a criterium in Cancun, Mexico.

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