Telefónica confirms continued backing of Movistar Team through to end of 2021

The Spanish team have received sponsorship for at least the next three seasons

Alejandro Valverde and Nairo Quintana at the 2018 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

While Team Sky's future is uncertain, Spanish team Movistar can count on continued backing for three more years, through 2021.

The team includes world champion Alejandro Valverde, Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa. The telecommunications giant Telefónica announced on Monday it would continue the sponsorship agreement that began in 2011.

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