Other teams are bridging the gap to Ineos, says Jonathan Castroviejo

The Spaniard says Jumbo-Visma are now very close to the strength of the British team

Jonathan Castroviejo at the Saitama Criterium 2019 (Photo by Christopher Jue/Getty Images)

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Jonathan Castroviejo proved to be one of Ineos' key lieutenants as the British team rode to their first Tour de France victory under new sponsorship, and Egan Bernal picked up a first ever victory for Colombia.

The Spanish time trial specialist will once again provide domestique duties to whoever Ineos pick as their leader for the 2020 race, now boasting four Grand Tour winners among their roster in Bernal, Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas and the newly signed Richard Carapaz.

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Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab and I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).

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