The Colombian and Movistar rider struggled as a member of Ag2r La Mondiale, but this year he's happier and healthier.
It was a busy week for pro cycling's agents as numerous notable pros renewed contracts or traded to new teams for 2016.
Following Pozzovivo's dramatic departure from the Giro, Ag2r hopes Colombian sensation Betancur can rediscover his winning touch
Ag2r draws on Péraud's experience and Bardet's youth to cue up for 2015 season, aims to develop Pozzovivo and Betancur
The trio joins many others who have succumbed to the heat and the climbing in the Spanish grand tour
Despite not racing since April, a defiant but overweight Carlos Betancur still has big ambitions for the Vuelta a España
The Italian crashed during a training ride over the weekend and broke his leg