Quick-Step Floors leave door open for Philippe Gilbert to race Paris-Roubaix after Flanders win

Team boss weighing up options for Ardennes Classics before making decision

Philippe Gilbert at the 2017 Tour of Flanders (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Quick-Step Floors are leaving the door open for Philippe Gilbert to race Paris-Roubaix on Sunday after his solo Tour of Flanders win.

Quick-Step has Gilbert on their long list of 12 men and is due to decide on the final eight-man roster shortly. Initially, the team planned on the Belgian champion racing Flanders, skipping Paris-Roubaix, and racing again in Brabantse Pijl on April 12 ahead of the Ardennes Classics.

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