Van der Poel-Alaphilippe: for Wout Van Aert, the danger will come mainly from these two at Milan-Sanremo
Mathieu van der Poel: “Milan-Sanremo is not a pleasant race, but I dream of winning it.”
His performances at the Strade Bianche and then at Tirreno perhaps make Mathieu Van der Poel the main favorite of the Primavera.
Julian Alaphilippe and Wout Van Aert have won the last two editions, does that motivate you or does it put more pressure on you?
“Neither of them, it’s a classic that I really want to win one day. They took it off, maybe they have this little advantage of being a little less stressed, but the important thing, it’s the legs, I came out of winter feeling good and continued.