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Tom Meeusen says he feels like he is on the outside looking in regarding his current Telenet Fidea Lions team, especially with the recent announcement that Corné van Kessel inked a 2-year extension.
“Two weeks ago I talked about it, now I still have to search for a chair in the classroom,” Meeusen he wrote in a Tweet.
— Tom Meeusen (@TomMeeusen) February 7, 2017
Meeusen, whose contract expires at the end of this year, is in the same situation as others on the team. He has had strong results this season, including a second place at the Hoogerheide World Cup last month and a win at the Soudal Classics Waaslandcross.
“I am especially disappointed because there may be others who have signed a new contract, and with me it has not even been discussed,” Meeusen told Het Nieuwsblad.
“I continue to be open to everything. But I also know that the more people that are signing, the less room there will be left.”
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