Lotto Soudal boss leaves as relegation looms over Belgian team

John Lelangue has been in charge of the squad for four years

Lotto Soudal
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Lotto Soudal's general manager is set to step down at the end of this season, as relegation looms over the Belgian WorldTour squad.

On Thursday, it was reported in Belgian media that John Lelangue would be leaving Lotto, which was later confirmed by the team and by the Belgian himself. He has been at the team since 2018, during which time there has been a change at the top of the organisation, with a high turnover of riders and staff.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.