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Geraint Thomas | 15:23 UK time, Friday, 22 June 2012

There were no surprises in the nine-man squad named by Team Sky for the Tour de France.

Team leader Bradley Wiggins is in the form of his life and he will have fellow Brit Chris Froome helping him in the mountains. Froome was amazing at the Vuelta a Espana last year when he finished second and he is coming back into that sort of form.

Michael Rogers and Richie Porte are the other main guys for the climbs while Kanstantsin Siutsou is an amazing domestique who will ride all day, carrying bottles and food.

Mark Cavendish is going to want some sort of help in trying to defend the green jersey. Edvald Boasson Hagen will probably ride to look after him at the finish and Bernie Eisel will be with him for the entire three weeks. But I can't see the team committing fully.

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