World junior road and cyclo-cross champion last year, Thomas Pidcock is one of the most promising british riders. Only 18 years old, Pidcock's track record does not stop at his two world titles, as the Leeds native also won the last Paris-Roubaix Juniors and the Cyclo-cross World Cup this season.
A success that inevitably arouses covetousness. Bradley Wiggins gave a very special advice to the one who has just joined his team:"Don't go to Sky in the future. Stay away from them because they will destroy you. "
The winner of the 2012 Tour de France, who spoke at the presentation of his team in London, added:"I didn't joke about it, it's the reality of the sport right now. I saw what happened last week, Sky remains the best team with the races they won. There is a lot of talk about them right now, and also negatively."
Accustomed to getting their hands on the best youngsters from across the Channel in recent years (Tao Geoghegan Hart, Owain Doull, Jonathan Dibben, Christopher Lawless, Luke Rowe, etc.), Sky may have more difficulty convincing Pidcock...