Julian Alaphilippe 'won't go for general classification' at 2020 Tour de France

The Frenchman spent 14 days in yellow at the 2019 Tour before losing the lead in the final few days

Julian Alaphilippe (Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images)

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Julian Alaphilippe has said he won't target the yellow jersey at the 2020 Tour de France, having spent the day in Paris watching the unveiling of the 2020 route.

"I won’t go for the general classification, as next season I will have other goals," the Frenchman said, with next year's Tour offering up eight mountain stages with four summit finishes, as well as a time trial on the penultimate day up to La Planche des Belles Filles.

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