Movistar boss hints Alejandro Valverde may ride all three Grand Tours in 2016

Movistar don't plan for Alejandro Valverde to ride the Vuelta a España after tackling the Giro, Tour and Olympics, but the rider himself is reportedly keen to do so

Alejandro Valverde wins the 2015 Liege-Bastogne-Liege

(Image credit: Watson)

Alejandro Valverde won't be taking it easy in his 36th year, with his team manager claiming that the Spaniard could ride all three Grand Tours.

Movistar boss Eusebio Unzué told MARCA that the team don't necessarily want Valverde to ride the Vuelta a España, but the rider himself reportedly wants to.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

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.