Tour de France 2021 contenders: favourites for the yellow jersey rated

The smart money is on yellow returning to one of Europe's smallest countries, but don't be fooled into thinking that's a guarantee

Tour de France 2021 Conteders
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The 2021 Tour de France may look like a straight-up contest between defending champion Tadej Pogačar and Primož Roglič, but there are plenty of reasons to believe that the winner will not hail from Slovenia.

Ineos Grenadiers will be taking an incredibly-talented squad that will include three former Grand Tour winners, while other previous Tour winners and podium finishers will also fancy themselves across the three weeks.

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