Oliver Naesen says it's 'hard not to feel confident when I'm riding at this level' ahead of Paris-Roubaix

The Ag2r rider is one of the favourites to win on the cobbles this Sunday

Oliver Naesen after winning the Bretagne Classic 2018 (Luc Claessen/Getty)

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Oliver Naesen has made a convincing start to the 2019 season, with his dark horse reputation starting to unravel after top five finishes at Milan-San Remo and Ghent Wevelgem before battling back from illness to finish seventh in last week's Tour of Flanders.

The spring Classic Naesen thinks suits both him and his Ag2r La Mondiale outfit best, however, is Sunday's Paris-Roubaix.

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