News | Team • August 8, 2021
Soler announced for UAE Team Emirates
Catalan rider joins on 2-year contract
UAE Team Emirates continue to strengthen their squad for the future with the signing of Marc Soler who will join the team starting from 2022.
The 27-year old from Vilanova i la Geltrú is the latest rider to commit his future to the team alongside João Almeida and Pascal Ackermann who have already been confirmed to join.
Soler’s palmares highlights his impressive record in stage racing: winning the overall at Paris Nice in 2018 along with stage wins in major World Tour races such as the Vuelta España in 2020 and a recent impressive solo victory at this years edition of the Tour de Romandie.
Joxean Matxin Fernandez (Team Manager) : “It’s no secret that Marc Soler is one of the finest riders in the pro peloton and we believe he carries all the key attributes and the racing mentality to fit in well to this team. He’s an attacking rider, a fighter, and his personality and mental qualities are things that make him unique. He has his own distinctive racing style and character and we are excited to bring him on board into a team where I believe he will adapt to very well.”
Soler: “I’m very pleased to be joining UAE Team Emirates and looking forward to the new adventures and challenges ahead. I’m coming here with a lot of excitement and with desire to work hard and and enjoy this new chapter.
After 7 years at Movistar I think now is a good time in my career to look for new challenges and I thank them dearly for all our years working together and wish them all the best for the future. I’m ready for this new step.”