Oleg Tinkov reveals new Danish TT champion is to leave Tinkoff-Saxo

Chris Juul-Jensen will be leaving Tinkoff-Saxo at the end of the season, if a tweet by team owner Oleg Tinkov is to be believed

Chris Juul-Jensen at the 2015 Tour Down Under (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Chris Juul-Jensen claimed the Danish National Time Trial championship title on Thursday and while being congratulated by his team boss, Oleg Tinkov, on Twitter it was revealed he would leave Tinkoff-Saxo at the end of the year.

Normally contract negotiations are not revealed until around August, but the Russian team owner seemed to spill the beans a little early - although the rider didn't respond to the speculation.

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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.