Katusha-Alpecin planning ‘crisis meeting’ over Marcel Kittel’s poor form

The German failed to compete in the finale of Wednesday's Scheldeprijs, a race he's won five times

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Katusha-Alpecin management are planning a "crisis meeting" with their star sprinter Marcel Kittel over his recent run of poor form.

The German, a five-time winner of Scheldeprijs, was dropped on the flats and finished 99th on Wednesday. Since joining Katusha, he has yet to find that same spark that saw him win 14 stages in the Tour de France.

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