MTN-Qhubeka emerge as favourites to sign Mark Cavendish

News on the Manxman's future expected soon.

Mark Cavendish, Tour of Britain 2015 team presentation

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

MTN-Qhubeka have emerged as the favourites to sign Mark Cavendish for 2016, as the Manxman seeks to keep his Olympic ambitions alive.

Cavendish's long-time lead-out man Mark Renshaw also looks likely to make the switch from Etixx-Quick Step to the second division African-registered squad.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.