British cyclist Adam Yates has signed for the UAE Team Emirates for three seasons, until 2025, from INEOS Grenadiers, the Emirati team reported in a statement on Tuesday.

The 30-year-old climbing specialist from Bury has 18 professional victories, including triumphs in the Tour of Germany, the Vuelta a Catalunya, the UAE Tour. He also has important one-day races on his list of winners, such as the Clásica de San Sebastián. A talent as a climber who will reinforce UAE’s ambitions in the general classification of the next races.

“I’ve seen the growth of the team over the years and the opportunity to join was something I couldn’t turn down. I think I’m entering my prime as a rider and the team will bring out the best in me. I’m looking forward to racing with many of them.” the best in the world and contribute to making the team number one in the world”, said Yates after signing his new contract, for which he will share a team with Tadej Pogacar, Joao Almeida, Juan Ayuso Marc Soler or Brandon McNulty.

For his part, the team director and CEO, Mauro Gianetti, welcomed the Briton. “His ability to win and top results in a wide variety of races is very impressive and he has proven to be a consistent talent. the next few years,” he concluded.