Miguel Ángel López to leave Movistar, team announces

The two parties have agreed by mutual agreement to go their separate ways

Miguel Ángel López
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Movistar have announced the termination by mutual agreement of Miguel Ángel López's contract.

The Colombian signed for the Spanish team ahead of the 2021 season and before this year's Vuelta a España had even penned a two-year contract extension that would have seen the 27-year-old remain with the squad until the end of 2023.

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