'Shut up and do what I say': Brian Holm's plan for Mark Cavendish at Deceuninck - Quick-Step

The sports director says the Manxman will not ride the Tour de France in 2021

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Deceuninck - Quick-Step sports director Brian Holm says Mark Cavendish is in for some tough love when he re-joins the team in the new year, but that he has the chance to work his way towards winning a bike race again.

"He knows very well that he will not step into the team as the superstar, as he was last time. His role will be completely different. He almost starts all over again as a professional. He will have to take the lead and pick up bottles," Holm told Danish broadcaster DR Sporten.

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