Miguel Ángel López critical of time at Movistar: 'I didn't want to be there'

The Colombian left the team two years before his contract was due to expire, and he has now shared his version of events

Miguel Ángel López
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Miguel Ángel López has discussed his version of events that ultimately led to his dramatic departure from Movistar, revealing that tensions were rising between himself and the team even before his mid-race Vuelta a España abandonment. 

Speaking to the media, including Colombian newspaper El Tiempo, in a press conference on Wednesday, López offered reason as to why he broke his contract with Movistar, after originally signing until the end of 2023. 

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.