Team Visma | Lease a Bike allegedly attempted a "Uijtdebroeks" with Andreas Kron

The professional cycling scene has been full of rumours about a possible transfer of talented rider Andreas Kron, and the troubled waters between Lotto Dstny and Team Visma - Lease a Bike.

Statements by Lotto Dstny CEO Stéphane Heulot have confirmed the existence of these rumours, revealing that Richard Plugge, at the helm of Visma, has been involved in an attempt to take Kron in a manner that could be considered less than cordial.

The episode, which dates back to early December and has been linked to the Uijtdebroecks case, has been the subject of intense scrutiny in cycling circles. However, versions about this possible transfer have not ceased as reported by our colleague Lukáš Ronald on his 'X' account based on information from @kpolanc1 and @feltetdk.

According to sources close to the matter, Visma has been determinedly trying to secure the services of Andreas Kron. Despite this, the latest reports indicate that the rider will remain with Lotto Dstny for the current season, although an exit in 2025 is not ruled out.

One of the controversies lies in the interpretation of Kron's contract. Visma alleges that the rider had believed he had a clause allowing him to leave the Pro Lotto Dstny team to join a WorldTour team. However, this turned out to be incorrect, adding a tinge of uncertainty to this situation.

For his part, Stéphane Heulot, general manager of Lotto Dstny, has been unhappy with certain agents involved in this scenario, expressing his frustration in an interview with RTBF.

The chessboard of this situation appears complex, with accusations and contradictions between the two sides. Rumors of a possible agent playing a disruptive and confusing role have not been ruled out, adding an element of intrigue to this developing story.

Precise details about Andreas Kron's future and whether he will remain with Lotto Dstny or possibly move to Visma remain uncertain. However, these events have captured the attention of the cycling community, generating debate about the ethics of negotiations between teams and riders in elite cycling.

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