The French team will not be participating in the upcoming Italian races, and it remains to be seen if they start in French races.
American Larry Warbasse rolled the dice during Thursday's stage at the UAE Tour, powering a breakaway that nearly made it to the line.
Warbasse aims to build on solid foundations at Ag2r-La Mondiale after both of his former teams folded ahead of time.
The Giro, worlds and Olympics will be at the center of the calendar for the French star weary of the pressures of July .
Larry Warbasse is hoping to thank his French teammates with a breakaway stage victory in the final week of the Giro d'Italia
Veteran team manager Vincent Lavenu likes Larry Warbasse's talent as well as his personality, welcoming his team's first American rider.
Axel Domont, a crucial lieutenant for Romain Bardet, crashed out of the Tour de France this week.