Alberto Contador expecting toughest Tour of his career

2015 Giro d'Italia champion Alberto Contador says this will be the toughest Tour de France of his career as he searches for an historic double

Alberto Contador after stage eight of the 2015 Giro d'Italia (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) told a packed hotel of journalists on Thursday in Utrecht's outskirts that this Tour de France, starting Saturday, will be the toughest ever for him given the stages.

The Tour begins with an individual time trial, but quickly becomes technically complicated as it heads to and over the boarder of France.

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