'Chris Froome won't remain one of the greats without the Giro d'Italia on his palmarès'

Giro director Mauro Vegni says he is working to bring the four-time Tour de France winner to the race

Chris Froome at the 2017 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

The Giro d'Italia organiser wants to have Chris Froome (Team Sky) start the 2018 edition and try to complete a unprecedented Grand Tour triple.

Froome just won the Vuelta a España in Madrid in September after taking his fourth Tour de France title in July.

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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.