Wout van Aert marks Van der Poel, Alaphilippe and Bennett as key rivals for Milan-San Remo 2021 

The reigning champion says his Tirreno-Adriatico time trial win gives him confidence for the first Monument of the season

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Wout van Aert has marked out Mathieu van der Poel, Julian Alaphilippe and Sam Bennett as key rivals in the 2021 Milan-San Remo this weekend.

The reigning champion in the Italian Monument is confident in his form ahead of the 299k race on Saturday (March 20), having won the final time trial in Tirreno-Adriatico and finishing second overall. 

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