Alberto Contador 'will give it everything' in the Vuelta a Espana

Alberto Contador still recovering from injury sustained at Tour de France and his form going into the Vuelta a Espana is uncertain

Alberto Contador after a crash on stage ten of the 2014 Tour de FRance

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) returns to try to win the Vuelta a España starting this Saturday, but it will an uphill battle after breaking his tibia in the Tour de France.

"Being here now is great news. Had been told I'd be here three weeks ago, I would've not believed it," Contador told Spain's Marca newspaper in southern Spain for the start in Jerez de la Frontera. "I'm excited, but I'm not at my best."

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