The arrival of the ever improving Merlier will help fill the hole left by the exiting Mark Cavendish, and Anthony Turgis extends with Team TotalEnergies.
Reviewing the top riders from this year's Giro d'Italia and where they go from here.
Richard Carapaz crumbled out of pink in dramatic day in the Dolomites, but what else happened in the top-10? Here's an analysis.
From Girmay and Kristoff to Van der Hoorn and Hirt, Intermarché-Wanty is the team that took on the WorldTour giants and won.
Domenico Pozzovivo on Giro d’Italia crash, GC losses: ‘I was unlucky in that moment, my career is like that’
Intermarché-Wanty's motley crew of pick 'n' mix riders blend success and heartbreak as Hirt buries his Mortirolo miss and Pozzovivo loses time.
Marathon mountain stage sees Pozzovivo and Buchmann bumped out of GC contention as Hindley moves to within three seconds of Carapaz.
Jan Hirt holds on to take the overall victory following his win on Green Mountain, while Fernando Gaviria takes final stage sprint.
Fausto Masnada slips down to second overall after Jan Hirt distances him inside final kilometers of 'queen stage.'