'People will say Chris Froome's career is over but he will prove them all wrong'

Rowe has described the four-time Tour de France winner as 'a pitbull who will never back down'

Chris Froome and Luke Rowe during stage 13 of the Tour de France 2018 (Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images)

(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Luke Rowe has backed Chris Froome to make a full comeback to racing after a horrific crash saw his Ineos team-mate placed in intensive care after losing four pints of blood and suffering multiple fractures.

The Brit came off his bike on a recon of the stage four time trial course at the Critérium du Dauphiné 2019, when a gust of wind blew him into a wall as he took his hand off his handlebars to blow his nose.

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