Oleg Tinkov looking to cut Peter Sagan's salary after poor form

Russian Tinkoff-Saxo owner wants to reduce Sagan's hefty wages after a poor showing in the Classics and early season races

Peter Sagan before the 2015 Tour of Oman

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Tinkoff-Saxo team owner, Oleg Tinkov says he wants to cut Peter Sagan's salary after a disappointing spring campaign this season.

The Slovak had been expected to bring in the results in the Classics given his history, but since signing with Tinkoff-Saxo over the winter, he struggled. He is only coming around now with stage wins and the overall in the Tour of California.

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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.