Later departing Bora-Hansgrohe, irish sprinter Sam Bennett is now completed his transfer to.
Bennett has signed a yearlong contract with his fresh squad, in which he replenishes Italian Elia Viviani, and will hope to make selection for cycling races.
I am delighted for to register with Deceuninck-QuickStep, the group I had a poster of on my walls once I was a child, Bennett explained.
I remember going to your race using The Post and visiting Quick-Step at parties and I had been intimidated by this kind of huge team.
I never believed I would be great enough to sign to them, therefore to be able to state that I am riding for these is a dream come true and that I cant wait to get to use the men and get started working and racing together.
A contract dispute has been expected but held up bennetts proceed to Deceuninck-QuickStep with Bora.
The Irishman was eager to depart the German group as a free agent after missing out on selection for both the Giro dItalia and Tour de France but found himself after allegedly signing up a letter of intent to remain in May.
Deceuninck-QuickStep CEO Patrick Lefevere said:The protracted character of Sams move was well documented but Im thrilled to have him on board.
His palmares alone speaks volumes about his ability and conviction, but hes also a wonderful personality and another leader to get around the group. We all cannot wait to begin working together .
Bennett enjoyed a breakthrough year in 2018 and added to his Grand Tour tally taking him.
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