Merckx: Schleck should aim for Giro win rather than Tour

Eddy Merckx

Cycling legend Eddy Merckx recommended on Monday that Andy Schleck should attempt to take a win at the Giro d'Italia before finishing second place at the Tour de France again.

"First at the Giro," Merckx told La Gazzetta dello Sport when asked which is better. He added that Luxembourg's star "has to race it to win it, without any halfway measures."

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