Lotto-Soudal divides squad into three clusters to reduce risk of coronavirus

The WorldTour outfit are looking to 'corona-proof' their return to racing

Lotto-Soudal during Paris-Nice 2020 (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

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Lotto-Soudal have unveiled plans to separate their team into "clusters" as they begin preparations for the return to racing, which includes mitigating the risk of coronavirus transmission.

The Belgian squad will be divided into three, with the riders and support staff in each mini-team set to stick together for numerous races, reducing mixing within the team as a whole and therefore lowering the chance of a positive coronavirus test spreading throughout the entire roster.

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