Marc Hirschi has signed for UAE Team Emirates after Team DSM terminated the rider’s contract closing week.
The Swiss rider has signed a 3-One year contract and has joined up with his fresh group-mates at their pre-season training camp within the UAE, the assign he’ll peek to make on his impressive 2020 season.
The 22-One year-extinct took a stage preserve shut on the Tour de France, won Flèche Wallonne, while also ending 2d at Liège-Bastogne-Liège and third at Boulevard World Championships in Imola.
“At the origin, I’d worship to thank my earlier group for every part they’ve done for me over the final three years. I am now cushy to be succesful to impart that I am becoming a member of UAE Team Emirates. I’m if truth be told interested by the pass,” Hirschi acknowledged.
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“We share the same technique and targets. The UAE group is shifting within the loyal route and had been growing plenty over the final years. I peek forward to earn the benefit of that dynamic, both for the group and the pattern of my profession.
“Now I’ll flip my attention to the learning camp and getting to know everyone and settling in. This can be my first time ever visiting the UAE so I peek forward to discovering the country.”
After the announcement that Hirschi would possibly maybe be leaving Team DSM he used to be carefully linked with UAE Team Emirates, the assign he’s anticipated to steal up a mighty better salary as he joins up with Tour de France winner Tadej Pogačar as effectively as fresh signings Rafał Majka and Matteo Trentin.
“Team DSM has reached a settlement settlement with their rider Marc Hirschi to end their most up-to-date employment sooner than the authentic cease date of 31 December 2021. It has been agreed that the settlement can be terminated with speedy function and that no additional comments can be made,” read Team DSM’s assertion when news broke that Hirschi would possibly maybe be leaving the group.