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.
Richie Porte believes Geraint Thomas has to be considered the obvious favourite for the Tour de France with Chris Froome out.
Geraint Thomas will be joined by Egan Bernal at the front of Team INEOS for the Tour de France next month after Chris Froome was ruled out.
Team Sunweb have announced that Tom Dumoulin will miss the Tour de France, on the same day that Chris Froome left hospital.
Just three days after a crash that left him requiring eight hours of surgery, Chris Froome is turning his attention to a full recovery.
The 2011 Vuelta a Espana champion Juan Jose Cobo has been found guilty of doping, meaning Chris Froome could be awarded the title.