Ben Swift 'close' on contract with new team for 2019 season

Briton leaves UAE Team Emirates after a difficult two years

Ben Swift at the 2018 Tour de Suisse (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Ben Swift says he is close on a contract with a new team for next season, as he leaves UAE Team Emirates after two difficult years.

The 30-year-old refused to elaborate on who the new team might be, but said an announcement would be made soon.

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