Sky DS Servais Knaven confident Bradley Wiggins will fit into classics squad

Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins a welcome addition to tight-knit Sky classics squad

Bradley Wiggins before the start of Stage 2 of the 2014 Tirreno Adriatico

(Image credit: Watson)

Sky sports director Servais Knaven is confident there will be no internal conflict when Bradley Wiggins slots into the team’s classics line-up prior to Paris-Roubaix.

Sky has gone to notable lengths to consolidate its classics squad over the past two seasons but Wiggins hasn’t had much involvement in that ongoing project.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.