Gianni Meersman is Leaving Lotto Belisol

is leaving . The 26-year-old man from West-Flanders joined the team at the beginning of this year after he had ridden for La Française des Jeux and Discovery Channel. After a good beginning of the sen Meersman got injured in the Giro, but afterwards he could set some great performances at the end of the sen.

Despite a still running commitment Meersman could make use of the fact that is still on the waiting-list to get the licence, an issue that will be treated by the next week, and that will be decided at 26th November. In the meantime has fulfilled all the conditions to get the WorldTour licence and expects to get it.

Of course regrets the departure of a rider like , but the team wants and needs to consider its financial possibilities and restrictions, that’s why there possibly will be room for new talent. wishes all the best in the further development of his career.

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