Mikel Landa signs for Bahrain-Merida as team leader

The Spaniard will join up with new team principal Rod Ellingworth, the pair having previously worked together at Team Sky

Mikel Landa at Clásica San Sebastián 2019 (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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Bahrain-Merida have announced the signing of Mikel Landa from Movistar, with the Spaniard set to switch WorldTour teams for the start of the 2020 season.

This transfer had been strongly rumoured for a while, with Bahrain-Merida looking to replace Vincenzo Nibali, who will apparently leave the team to sign for Trek-Segafredo.

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