UAE Team Emirates signs Fabio Aru
Oct 17 2017 12:33 pm CET

UAE Team Emirates signs Fabio Aru
UAE Team Emirates signs Fabio Aru
Photo of Fabio Aru © Mary Cárdenas /

UAE Team Emirates has confirmed the signing of Fabio Aru. The Italian will join the formation on a three-year deal.

The team is excited about having the current Italian champion in its ranks. "We welcome a champion like Fabio Aru. His skills perfectly match the ambitions of the team," said manager Carlo Saronni.

"Besides highlighting Aru’s enormous potential, I’d like to point out that he is a rider who can stir up excitement among the fans. He is well-loved because of his generosity on a bike. With his performances, he will contribute to promoting an ideal team image and he will likely help us reach important competitive milestones."

The rider is also looking forward to this new experience. "I’m honoured that the UAE Team Emirates management and their sponsors want to unite our cycling endeavours," said the Italian.

"I thank them for the faith they’ve placed in me and I hope to live up to their expectations. I would also like to thank everyone who has been with me up to now in my career, they’ve all been important to my growth."