Paris-Roubaix cobbles ‘too dangerous’ to be included in Tour de France, says Movistar boss

But Eusebio Unzué still thinks route suits Quintana

Alejandro Valverde leads Nairo Quintana over the cobbles at the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

The Paris-Roubaix cobbles are "dangerous" and should not be included in the Tour de France 2018 route, according to the head of the Movistar team.

Speaking after the announcement of next year's Tour de France route, which includes nearly 22km of cobbles on stage nine, Eusebio Unzué criticised the race organiser's decision to include cobbled roads for the first time since 2015.

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