Team INEOS rider Chris Froome suffered serious injuries in a crash last June, but a return to the road is on the horizon.
Chris Froome has spoken out after quotes attributed to a Team INEOS boss appeared to suggest he was struggling to regain full fitness.
Chris Froome's recovery from the injuries that kept him out of the Tour de France is continuing after he underwent successful surgery.
There will be five mountain ranges in the 2020 Tour de France, which four-time champion Chris Froome has called "brutal".
Bradley Wiggins would not be surprised if Chris Froome - who is riding again after a crash in June - wins the 2020 Tour de France.
Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas and Egan Bernal are all absent at the Vuelta a Espana. So who are the main men for Team INEOS?
Having initially missed out on the 2011 Vuelta a Espana title by 13 seconds, Chris Froome accepted the winner's red jersey on Thursday.
After missing the Tour de France due to serious injuries suffered in a crash in June, Chris Froome has outlined his comeback plans.
Almost eight years after the race took place, Chris Froome has been retrospectively named as the winner of the 2011 Vuelta a Espana.
Geraint Thomas is confident he can trust Egan Bernal as a Tour de France team-mate, with the injured Chris Froome having just returned home.