Vincenzo Nibali is similar to Marco Pantani, says Astana manager

Vincenzo Nibali wins stage 20, Giro d'Italia 2013

Vincenzo Nibali will give Astana team manager, Giuseppe Martinelli another Grand Tour win tomorrow when he arrives in Brescia. In Martinelli's hometown, the duo will toast the Giro d'Italia win and a ride that started with Marco Pantani in 1998.

"Pantani is similar to Nibali, or Nibali is similar to Pantani," Martinelli told Cycling Weekly "It's his creative way of racing and reading the race. He has his own ideas, not to do things by the book."

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