News | Team's roster • October 17, 2017
Aru, it’s official: UAE Team Emirates in the Italian rider’s future
Three year deal for the Italian rider
UAE Team Emirates has officially announced that they are hiring Fabio Aru.
The Italian rider reached a three year deal with the Emirati management.
“We welcome a champion like Fabio Aru; his skills perfectly match the ambitions of the team,” commented team manager Carlo Saronni. “Besides highlighting Aru’s enormous potential, I’d like to point out that Aru is a rider who can stir up excitement among the fans; he is well-loved because of his generosity on a bike. With his performances he will contribute to promoting an ideal team image and he will likely help us reach important competitive milestones.”
Fabio Aru: “I’m honored that the UAE Team Emirates management and their sponsors want to unite our cycling endeavors; I thank them for the faith they’ve placed in me and I hope to live up to their expectations.
I would also like to thank everyone who has been with me up to now in my career, they’ve all been important to my growth.”
In photo (Bettini), Aru on the podium of the Italian championship 2017.