Julian Alaphilippe out of Milan-San Remo with bronchitis, Jakobsen preferred to Cavendish for Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl

World champion had raced every edition since 2017, winning once

Julian Alpahilippe
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World champion Julian Alaphilippe is to miss Milan-San Remo on Saturday after coming down with a case on bronchitis.

Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl confirmed their team on Wednesday morning, and the 2019 winner was missing from the lineup.

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