Astana unsure of what to expect from Fabio Aru in maiden Tour de France

The Kazakh team say the Italian will have to deal with more stress than he may have been used to in his successes at the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España in his first Tour de France

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Team Astana say that the Tour de France next month will be unlike any other race for its leader Fabio Aru, who already won the Vuelta a España and placed second Giro d'Italia.

Astana won the Giro with Vincenzo Nibali last month and decided to debut 25-year-old Sardinian Aru in the Tour this year. This week he is racing the Critérium du Dauphiné in France as his final lead-up event.

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