Vincenzo Nibali denies that Astana are 'at breaking point'

Astana general manager Alexandre Vinokourov writes to team after lack of results - Vincenzo Nibali rumoured to be moving to another team after 2014

Vincenzo Nibali 2014

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Vincenzo Nibali brushed aside reports that he and team Astana are at breaking point after rumours that the team's general manager Alexandre Vinokourov sent him a message regarding his performance. However, the Italian said that Vinokourov wants him to think about winning the Tour de France and not the team's lack of results.

"The story's not true," Nibali told Cycling Weekly. "Vino wrote to the team, not me personally, and told us to try to work together and focus on reaching our goals because Astana is one of the big and important teams."

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