Green jersey is not John Degenkolb's Tour de France goal

Giant-Alpecin sprinter John Degenkolb says he's only interested in stage wins at the Tour de France, not so much winning the green jersey

John Degenkolb wins the 2015 Milan-San Remo

(Image credit: Watson)

Without Marcel Kittel in the Giant-Alpecin squad, fellow German John Degenkolb gets his chance to shine in the Tour de France.

It's been a standout year for Degenkolb so far, with a rare Classics double at Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix, but will the sprinter look to add the Tour's green jersey to his trophy cabinet?

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.