Mark Cavendish says stories about a rivalry with Fabio Jakobsen are 'lazy'

Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl sprinter says that friction between him and Dutch teammate is the last thing he wants

Mark Cavendish
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Mark Cavendish has said that reports of a rivalry between him and Fabio Jakobsen over a Tour de France spot are "lazy".

The Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl sprinting pair are thought to be competing over one position in the team's Tour squad, with Jakobsen currently in pole position. Cavendish is heading to the Giro d'Italia this week.

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