Cycling transfers 2020: All the ins and outs from the WorldTour

With the transfer window opening on August 1, a number of big names are on the move

Cycling’s transfer window officially opened on August 1, with a number of big name riders expected to be changing teams for the 2020 season.

Rumours have been circulating for a while, and we’ll soon find out whether they were true or just a load of hot air.

So far, Mikel Landa has joined Bahrain-Merida from Movistar with Enric Mas replacing him from Deceuninck-QucikStep. Elia Viviani has also swapped Deceuninck – Quick-Step for Cofidis, Matteo Trentin has left Mitchelton-Scott for CCC and Vincenzo Nibali has made a long-expected move from Bahrain to Trek-Segafredo.

Here is our handy list of the ins and outs from each WorldTour team, which will be updated with all the big moves throughout August and the rest of the season.

Ag2r La Mondiale

Ins: Lawrence Naesen (Lotto-Soudal), Andrea Vendrame (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec), Clément Champoussin

Renewals: Tony Gallopin, Stijn Vandenbergh, Julien Duval, François Bidard, Clément Venturini, Alexis Gougeard

Astana

Ins: Vadim Pronskiy (Vino-Astana Motors), Davide Martinelli (Deceuninck-Quick-Step), Harold Tejada (Medellin)

Outs: Davide Villella (Movistar), Dario Cataldo (Movistar), Andrey Zeits (Mitchelton-Scott)

Renewals: Omar Fraile, Rodrigo Contreras

Bahrain-Merida

Ins: Mikel Landa (Movistar)

Outs: Vincenzo Nibali (Trek-Segafredo), Antonio Nibali (Trek-Segafredo)

Renewals: Matej Mohorič

CCC

Ins: Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott), George Zimmerman (Tirol KTM), Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha-Alpecin), Fausto Masnada (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec)

Renewals: Jonas Koch

Cofidis

Ins: Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-Quick-Step), Fabio Sabatini (Deceuninck-Quick-Step)

Outs: Hugo Hofstetter (Israel Cycling Academy), Simone Consonni (UAE Team Emirates)

Deceuninck – Quick-Step

Ins: Bert Van Lerberghe (Cofidis), Stijn Steels (Roompot), Andrea Bagioli (Team Colpack), João Almeida (Hagens Berman Axeon), Mattia Cattaneo (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec)

Outs: Elia Viviani (Cofidis), Fabio Sabatini (Cofidis), Davide Martinelli (Astana), Enric Mas (Movistar), Philippe Gilbert (Lotto-Soudal)

Renewals: Julian Alaphilippe, James Knox, Iljo Keisse, Tim Declerq, Zdeněk Štybar,  Florian Sénéchal, Dries Devenyns, Michael Mørkøv, Fabio Jakobsen, Álvaro Hodeg

Dimension Data (Team NTT from 2020)

Ins: Victor Campenaerts (Lotto-Soudal)

EF Education First

Ins: Jonas Rutsch (Lotto-Kern Haus)

Renewals: Tejay van Garderen, Daniel Martínez, Michael Woods

Groupama-FDJ

Renewals: Valentin Madouas, Bruno Armirail, Romain Seigle, Kevin Geniets

Jumbo-Visma

Ins: Tobias Foss (Uno-X Norwegian Development Team), Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb)

Outs: Danny van Poppel (Wanty-Gobert)

Renewals: Koen Bouwman, Sepp Kuss

Katusha-Alpecin

Outs: Ilnur Zakarin (CCC)

Lotto-Soudal

Ins: Philippe Gilbert (Deceuninck-Quick-Step)

Outs: Victor Campenaerts (Dimension Data), Tiesj Benoot (Sunweb)

Renewals: Brent van Moer

Mitchelton-Scott

Ins: Barnabás Peák (SEG Racing Academy), Kaden Groves (SEG Racing Academy), Andrey Zeits (Astana)

Outs: Matteo Trentin (CCC Team)

Movistar

Ins: Gabriel Cullaigh (Wiggins Le Col), Enric Mas (Deceuninck-Quick-Step), Iñigo Elosegui, Dario Cataldo (Astana), Davide Villella (Astana)

Outs: Mikel Landa (Bahrain-Merida), Jasha Sütterlin (Team Sunweb)

Renewals: Alejandro Valverde, José Joaquín Rojas, Anotnio Pedrero, Nelson Oliveira, Lluís Mas, Héctor Carretero, Jorge Arcas, Andrey Amador

Team Sunweb

Ins: Mark Donovan (Wiggins Le Col), Thymen Arensman, Alberto Dainese (SEG Racing Academy), Jasha Sütterlin (Movistar), Nico Denz (Ag2r La Mondiale), Tiesj Benoot (Lotto-Soudal)

Outs: Tom Dumoulin (Jumbo-Visma)

Renewals: Michael Matthews, Chad Haga, Florian Stork

Trek-Segafredo

Ins: Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida), Antonio Nibali (Bahrain-Merida)

Renewals: Julien Bernard

UAE Team Emirates

Ins: Brandon McNulty (Rally UHC), Mikkel Bjerg (Hagens Berman Axeon), Alessandro Covi (Team Colpack), Simone Consonni (Cofidis), Davide Formolo (Bora-Hansgrohe), Andres Ardila, Maximilliano Richeze (Deceuninck-Quick-Step)

Outs: Daniel Martin (Israel Cycling Academy), Simone Petilli (Wanty-Gobert Cycling Team), Simone Consonni (UAE Team Emirates)

Renewals: Alexander Kristoff, Sven Erik Bystrøm

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