Filippo Ganna set to sign with Team Sky for 2019 season

Reports suggest the Italian has signed a deal with the British WorldTour team

Filippo Ganna at the 2018 Tirreno-Adriatico (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Italian Filippo Ganna, two-time individual pursuit world champion, is ready to join Team Sky for 2019 and a build up to the 2020 Tokyo Games.

La Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper reports that the deal is done and all that is left is for the British WorldTour team to announce the arrival of 22-year-old Ganna.

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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.