WorldTour transfer rumours: Warren Barguil to Fortuneo-Oscaro; Team Sky sign Movistar time trial specialist?

All the latest gossip and rumours ahead of the opening of the transfer window on August 1.

Warren Barguil and Jonathan Castroviejo are both rumoured to be on the move

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Cycling's transfer season officially opens August 1, but behind closed doors many contracts – like Mikel Landa to Movistar and Mikel Nieve to Orica-Scott – are already signed ready to announce on Tuesday.

According to UCI rules, teams and riders must wait until August 1 to sign new riders for the coming season. However many will sign a pre-contract or the actual contract which comes into effect later.

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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.