Alejandro Valverde: 'Everyone speaks of Roglič as if he already has the Vuelta won'

The world champion says he and his team will do everything to try and beat Roglič in the final week of the Vuelta a España

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) does not consider that Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) already has the Vuelta a España won with five days remaining until Madrid.

The 39-year-old, winner 10 years ago, vows to fight to over throw the Slovenian leader in the coming mountain stages. Roglič leads Spain's Valverde by 2-48 minutes. Slovenian Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) sits third overall at 3-42.

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