Neri Sottoli is the name by which the team of Italian Southeast was familiar as for which Alessandro has signed for. 2015 will witness lot of sprints from him. In 2010 he won the Tour of France with the green jersey by his side and in 2014 he was the leader for Omega Quick-Step to Mark Cavendish.
Stating his desire to an Italian Newspaper he stated that he still has the same desire to go on with the cycling as he had earlier. He believes that his ability can help the team. A professional team of the continental is what can be described as the team of Italian Sotheast.
For 2015 the colour of the team’s jersey is grey instead of the neon yellow. Many cases of doping were levelled against the team in 2013 as well as 2014 with Danilo Di Luca, Mauro and Matteo respectively. The director of the team clearly showed his disappointment against the team. It will be a professional 20th season for him.
He has already proved his mettle in Giro d’ Italia many times before that will help him in the future as well. The General Manager, Angelo of the team also pointed out that the speed and knowledge of Alessandro will prove healthy for the team. The young cyclists will be able to learn a lot from him the experience and professionalism are the other factors which will act as boon for the team. The organisers are responsible for inviting him and the manager believes that it does not matter whether he is invited or not. To finish off his career on a high Alessandro wants to play for the Giro d’ Italia one last time. Later on he wishes to go on learning and become a director of the sports. He has his goals planned already for the future after he retires from cycling.