Chris Froome takes aim at 2018 Tour de France, but tilt at Giro d'Italia not out of the question

Froome promises to target the Giro at some point in the future

Chris Froome on the podium after stage 16 of the Vuelta a España

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Less than 24 hours after crossing the line in Madrid to win the 2017 Vuelta a España and Chris Froome is already turning his attention to winning a fifth Tour de France title in 2018 - although a shot at the Giro d'Italia isn't out of the question.

Having become the first man to win the Tour and Vuelta in the same year since the Spanish Grand Tour was moved to its current spot in the calendar in 1995, Froome says that his main priority for next season will be a fifth Tour title that would move him level with Eddy Merckx, Miguel Indurain, Bernard Hinault, and Jacques Anquetil.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.