Chris Froome: Mikel Landa ‘a real threat for the overall’ after stage 13 attack at Tour de France

Froome sees the positives as team-mate moves up GC

Fabio Aru and Chris Froome descend on stage 13 of teh Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Chris Froome (Team Sky) tips team-mate Mikel Landa as "a real threat" for the Tour de France's overall fight after the dust settled on the Pyrenean stages 12 and 13.

Landa jumped from ninth to seventh and from seventh to fifth overall over the last two days. Today on the short and punchy stage to Foix, he looked ready to take yellow jersey in a long-range power move with Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo).

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.