Mark Cavendish could make his second debut for Deceuninck-QuickStep at the Clasica de Almeria on February 14.

The Manxman’s return to the team was confirmed in December and he said at a recent media day that he is still hungry to show he can compete with the top sprinters.

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He may get the chance to prove that next month after his name appeared on the provisional start list for the one-day race.

Cavendish joined his team-mates at a training camp in Spain earlier in January, but no schedule for his season was revealed.

That remains the case, but his Deceuninck-QuickStep team have confirmed they will take in the Clasica de Almeria, and Cavendish could be at the start of a race in 2015.

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The race is often won by a sprinter, but Cavendish is unlikely to have things all his own way as Pascal Ackermann of Bora-Hansgrohe will be bidding for a hat-trick of wins in the Clasica de Almeria.

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