Rod Ellingworth: 'I wanted Rohan Dennis to stay' at Bahrain-Merida

The long-time Team Ineos coach is set to become Bahrain-Merida's new team principal

Rod Ellingworth and Rohan Dennis (Getty)

Rod Ellingworth has said he wanted Rohan Dennis to stay at Bahrain-Merida, a week after it was announced the Australian's contract had been terminated.

The British coach is soon to be unveiled as the new team principal of Bahrain-Merida, and with familiar faces such as Mikel Landa and Wout Poels arriving as new signings Ellingworth will be looking to turn the team into one of the peloton's powerhouses.

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