Kittel: This is the most difficult time of my career

Marcel Kittel writes openly about his disagreement with the team about being left out of the Giant-Alpecin 2015 Tour de France squad, calling it the "most difficult moment in his career"

Marcel Kittel finishes Stage 5 of the 2015 ZLM Tour

(Image credit: Watson)

The 2014 Tour de France's sprint king Marcel Kittel is upset with the “difficult” situation he finds himself in after being left out of this year's race.

The German will sit at home this July because his Giant-Alpecin team said that he lacked fitness and overlooked him in its nine-man selection on Wednesday.

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