Julian Alaphilippe ends season and skips Il Lombardia

Quick-Step confirm the Frenchman will not race the last Monument of the season

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Julian Alaphilippe has ended his season and will miss the final Monument of the season, Il Lombardia.

The French star has ridden a phenomenal 2019, which includes major Classics victories, Tour de France stages and a two-week spell in the yellow jersey.

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