UAE Team Emirates manager waves away doubts surrounding Tadej Pogačar: 'He has the same level as last year'

The Slovenian looks on course to win a second successive yellow jersey

Tadej Pogačar
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To be asked about the legitimacy of your performance is par for course as a Tour de France leader, but Tadej Pogačar’s manager has dismissed the idea that the current yellow jersey is riding better than ever before. 

The defending champion leads the race by 5-18 from Rigoberto Urán after 11 stages, and despite showing some signs of weaknesses during Wednesday’s double ascent of Mont Ventoux, the Slovenian looks a near-certainty to claim a second yellow jersey. 

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