Has a team ever kept an unhappy rider in their ranks & sent him into the Tour to do a role he doesn't want? I don't think Jumbo would keep Roglič if he's demotivated & wants nothing to do with next year's Jumbo TdF with Vingegaard & WvA going for the double yellow & green again (or maybe WvA going for yellow? i.e. as Jonas Vingegaard himself suggested a few days ago he'd be happy to share leadership with WvA).JV just had the triple-crown TdF. My guess is their budget will appreciate based on media exposure and increased sponsor interest. If they do nothing at all they at least don't let an asset like Roglic go to a rival with some of the added funds. That would assume he has no buy-out clause a suitor would pay which makes it a crazier circumstance if they lose him.
I also think it would be a really low move from Jumbo to literally say to Roglič "we're rich, who cares what you want, you stay".
All this speculation could end (or will end) when Rogla finds his missing Instagram login details (or his smartphone). I joke obviously but no updates = open speculation.Injured, in pain, trying to heal for vuelta. How likely is he to have spoons to micromanage his agent and be in negotiations about switching teams?
This is also how pro-sports works, i.e. when a rider is completely silent & says nothing about his team's TdF victory (no posts, no shares, no stories, no nothing), people can speculate regarding what that silence means. It's as likely he's simply focused on recovery with tunnel vision right now (& doesn't want distractions) as it is to suggest he told his agent to "get me the hell out of this team".
To be fair when reading books or articles about Primož Roglič he doesn't have an obsession with winning the Tour de France per se but he comes across as a rider who's absolutely committed to performing in that race & making an impression on it, i.e. 'the journey', not just the destination.
It's now questionable whether he has that freedom at Jumbo Visma.