Lotto-Soudal confirm signing of Caleb Ewan from Mitchelton-Scott

Australian will replace André Greipel as the Belgian teams key sprinter

Caleb Ewan wins stage two of the 2018 Tour Down Under (Yuzuru Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Lotto-Soudal have confirmed that they have signed Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan from Mitchelton-Scott for the 2019 and 2020 seasons.

The 24-year-old has been strongly linked with a move to the Belgian team for some time with his contract at the Australian team coming to an end in 2018.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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