Peter Sagan says Wout van Aert is a contender for the Tour de France green jersey

The Slovakian has decided to ride the Tour and Giro d'Italia but no Classics this year, saying he 'cannot be everywhere'

Peter Sagan at Milano-Torino 2020 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Peter Sagan says Wout van Aert is one of the contenders for the Tour green jersey this year, despite the Jumbo-Visma man saying he will be on domestique duties to try and help the team break Ineos' grip on the Tour de France.

"Every year it's going to be hard to obtain the green jersey, but it's not impossible and I'll try again," Sagan said at the Critérium du Dauphiné.

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