Sir Bradley Wiggins says he convinced Team Sky not to drop Chris Froome in 2011

Sir Bradley Wiggins says he convinced Team Sky not to drop Chris Froome in 2011

Bradley Wiggins took the yellow jersey in the 2012 Tour, supported by Chris Froome (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Sir Bradley Wiggins convinced Team Sky not to drop Chris Froome in 2011, the retired pro has revealed.