Tour de France hope remains for Mark Cavendish as Patrick Lefevere says decision has not been made on squad

Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl team boss says the "best one will go to the Tour" out of Cavendish and Fabio Jakobsen

Mark Cavendish at the 2022 UAE Tour
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Mark Cavendish could still be part of Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl's Tour de France squad, despite reports that Fabio Jakobsen was planned to take the team's sprinter spot this July.

Speaking to Het Nieuwsblad on Monday after Cavendish won stage two of the UAE Tour, Quick-Step team boss Patrick Lefevere said that the "best one will go to the Tour".

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.