Bahrain-McLaren hand Grand Tour debuts to young Brits as Wout Poels gets team leadership at Vuelta a España

Fred Wright and Stephen Williams will line-up for Rod Ellingworth's team

Bahrain-McLaren at the Tour de France (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Bahrain-McLaren will hand two young British riders Grand Tour debuts as well as Wout Poels the team leadership role at the upcoming Vuelta a España.

Fred Wright and Stephen Williams will line-up as two of three Brits for Rod Ellingworth's team in Spain, with Scott Davies also set to ride his second-ever Grand Tour after competing in the Giro d'Italia last year for Dimension Data.

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Hi. I'm Cycling Weekly's Weekend Editor. I like writing offbeat features and eating too much bread when working out on the road at bike races.

Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab and I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).

I also worked for ITV Cycling between 2011-2018 on their Tour de France and Vuelta a España coverage. Sometimes I'd be helping the producers make the programme and other times I'd be getting the lunches. Just in case you were wondering - Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen had the same ham sandwich every day, it was great.