Sam Bennett in battle to free himself from Bora-Hansgrohe, according to sources

The German team is believed to be fighting to keep Bennett next season

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Sam Bennett is trying to break free of an early agreement with Bora-Hansgrohe in order to sign with Deceuninck -Quick-Step for 2020, according to Cycling Weekly sources.

Bennett is believed to have signed an offer letter in May with some financial conditions spelled out that the German WorldTour outfit Bora-Hansgrohe would keep him for 2020.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.