Roche joins Deignan at Team Sky

Nicolas RochePhilip Deignan will have a new team mate in 2015 at Team Sky.

Sky have confirmed the signing of fellow Irishman Nicolas Roche for next year.

With 13 Grand Tour appearances to his name, the team says he adds experience in abundance and will significantly add to the their firepower on the climbs.

In 2013 Roche finished an impressive fifth place at the Vuelta a Espana.