Date: Thursday, 07 April 2022
Biniam Girmay is 'hot', after his victory in Gent-Wevelgem. The 22-year-old rider from Eritrea surprises friend and foe, by already convincingly throwing himself in the sprints and classics this year. Logically, this generates interest from the large cycling teams in the peloton.
La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that INEOS Grenadiers has already expressed an interest in Girmay, who has not even been active in the WorldTour for a year. In 2021, he made the move from DELKO to Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert in August , where he signed a contract until the end of 2024. So INEOS will have to dig deep if they want to attract Girmay.
Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert, meanwhile, hopes to extend his sprinter's contract. Although Girmay is still committed for two years after this season, a contract is expected to be ready until the end of 2026. To be continued without a doubt...