MADRID (AP) -- Movistar says Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde will share leadership roles for the team at the Spanish Vuelta.
Movistar has announced its squad for the three-week grand tour starting on Saturday. It says Quintana and Valverde will ''lead the nine-man'' team.
Quintana won the Giro d'Italia earlier this summer before Movistar chose to rest him for the Tour de France despite his runner's-up performance at cycling biggest event in 2013.
Quintana will be among the favorites along with former Tour winner Christopher Froome to win the Vuelta.