Thor Hushovd threatened to slap Boasson Hagen if he joined Tinkoff-Saxo

Edvald Boasson Hagen would not have fit in at Tinkoff-Saxo, according to Thor Hushovd, who gave his fellow Norwegian advice before his move

Thor Hushovd and Edvald Boasson Hagen on stage four of the 2014 Tour of Poland (Photo: Graham Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Two-time Tour de France green jersey winner, Thor Hushovd, revealed he threatened to slap countryman Edvald Boasson Hagen if he decided to join Tinkoff-Saxo in 2015.

Former Team Sky rider, Boasson Hagen, reportedly turned down the chance to ride alongside Peter Sagan in favour of resurrecting his career at MTN-Qhubeka.

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