'The squad doesn't make a rider stronger': Reinforced team won't help overhaul Sky dominance, says Movistar boss

Movistar boss Eusebio Unzué praised Team Sky after their dominating win with Geraint Thomas at the Tour de France

Mikel Landa and Geraint Thomas at the 2018 Tour de France (Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

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A beefed up Tour de France team will not produce a stronger leader to combat Team Sky's Geraint Thomas or Chris Froome, says Movistar boss Eusebio Unzué.

Movistar and its predecessor teams Caisse d'Epargne, Banesto and Reynolds ruled cycling for years with riders like Miguel Indurain. The head of the Spanish super team complimented Team Sky but warned that strengthening up a team does not equal Tour wins.

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