Mark Cavendish ‘over the moon’ at Gaviria’s arrival

With rumours abound that Etixx - Quick-Step see Fernando Gaviria as a replacement for Mark Cavendish, the Manxman denies he's disgruntled about the signing

Fernando Gaviria wins Stage 3 of the 2015 Tour de San Luis from Mark Cavendish and Sacha Modolo

(Image credit: Watson)

Mark Cavendish insists he is ‘over the moon’ at fellow sprinter Fernando Gaviria joining him at Etixx – Quick-Step.

The Manxman took to Twitter to debunk rumours that he was disgruntled with the Colombian’s arrival, with many speculating that Etixx could be planning for life without Cavendish.

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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.