Rogers replaces Knees in Sky's San Remo line-up

Michael Rogers in the escape, Tour Down Under 2011, stage five

Australian Michael Rogers will replace Christian Knees in Sky's line-up for Milan-San Remo this Saturday, March 17.

There was some confusion over the exact Milan-San Remo roster for Sky after the official start list was published with Bradley Wiggins in place of Knees, who has withdrawn due to illness.

Paris-Nice winner Wiggins, however, will not be starting the race. His next scheduled event in the Tour of Catalonia, Spain, over March 19-25.

Sky is aiming for victory at Milan-San Remo with two options: world champion Mark Cavendish or Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen.

Team Sky: Milan-San Remo 2012

Edvald Boasson Hagen, Mark Cavendish, Bernhard Eisel, Mathew Hayman, Jeremy Hunt, Thomas Löfkvist, Michael Rogers, Ian Stannard

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