Writing in advance of Thursday’s press conference called by Trek Factory Racing and Andy Schleck in Luxembourg, that country’s L’Essentiel newspaper has reported that the rider is set to announce his retirement from professional cycling.

Citing what it said was information received by it, the paper said that Trek Factory Racing has not offered Schleck a contract for 2015. The 29 year old has been struggling with a knee injury suffered on stage three of the Tour de France, and has apparently decided to end his time as a professional rider.

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