Fernando Gaviria’s new landlord Alessandro Petacchi says Colombian is ‘new Peter Sagan’

Fernando Gaviria is to move into an apartment owned by Alessandro Petacchi, who described the Colombian as the next Peter Sagan

Fernando Gaviria wins the 2016 Paris-Tours

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As a winner of 48 Grand Tour stages and a Monument, there can be few better faster landlords to look up to than Alessandro Petacchi.

The 2005 Milan-San Remo winner owns an apartment in Lido di Cameiore in Tuscany, Italy, and he has chosen to rent it out to one of cycling's brightest young sprinters: Fernando Gaviria.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.