'Don't expect miracles, Chris Froome will win the 2017 Tour de France'

Fellow riders and team managers at the Tour say Chris Froome is surely set for a fourth yellow jersey in Paris on Sunday

Chris Froome on the Col d'Izoard at the Tour de France 2017 (ASO/Pauline Ballet)

(Image credit: Pauline Ballet)

Do not expect a miracle rival performance over the next two days, say insiders, Chris Froome will win the 2017 Tour de France on Sunday in Paris.

Froome leads the Tour with 23 seconds on Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale) and 29 seconds on Rigoberto Urán (Cannondale-Drapac) after stage 18's Col d'Izoard summit finish.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.