Travis McCabe and Israel Cycling Academy are expected to announce his move to the WorldTour in 2020.
Experienced team captain Sutherland and GC contender Martin add heft to new WorldTour team
Canadian rising star will serve as top lieutenant for Ben Hermans and Dan Martin on WorldTour
Details are still emerging and the UCI still needs to approve it, but Israel Cycling Academy confirmed that its merger with the Russian team Katusha-Alpecin is nearing completion.
Spanish media reported a merger is days away, and VeloNews' sources said the asking price for a WorldTour license remains a hurdle for the deal.
After Utah win and Dan Martin signing, pro continental team aiming for 2020 Tour de France.
Ben Hermans moved to Israel Cycling Academy to seek leadership opportunities. The Belgian is showing in Utah that he deserves every opportunity that comes his way.
With Team Sky's future in doubt, there is speculation that Israel Cycling Academy might merge with the British superteam in 2020.