Mikel Landa going to the Tour de France to 'work and learn'

Mikel Landa had to adjust his schedule to race the Tour de France but says he looks forward to learning from Chris Froome

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Mikel Landa says he will put aside his general classification hopes to work hard for Chris Froome at the Tour de France, as the Spaniard makes his debut in the race.

The former Astana rider abandoned the Giro d'Italia in May through illness but returned to help Froome to Critérium du Dauphiné glory in June.

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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.