Madrid - Spanish veteran cyclist Alejandro Valverde on Thursday signed a new
deal with Movistar keeping the former Vuelta a Espana winner at the team
The 36-year-old shares leadership of the Spanish outfit with
Colombian Nairo Quintana who extended his contract until 2019 last
As well as the 2008 Vuelta Valverde has won the Liege-Bastogne-Liege
race three times and the Fleche Wallonne on four occasions and took third
in the 2015 Tour de France.
Valverde has raced for Movistar, backed by telecommunications giants Telefonica, since 2005.