Fabio Aru wants Chris Froome to ride the Giro d'Italia in 2018

Italian rider hopes Froome will add to race's prestige

Chris Froome and Fabio Aru on stage 12 of the 2017 Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Fabio Aru has challenged Chris Froome to focus his attention on the Giro d'Italia in 2018, although the Italian rider himself is yet to fully commit to the same move.

In an interview with Italian newspaper Gazetta dello Sport, Aru said that he would like to see Froome race the Giro for only the third time in his career, thinking that it would help to raise the profile of the race.

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