Mousesports’ Counter-Strike: Global Offensive squad looks set for a major roster overhaul - as reports suggest that they will add three brand-new players, while also reinstating Chris ‘ChrisJ’ De Jong into the starting line-up.
The Mousesports roster had been destined for a huge shake-up ever since their dreadful showing in the European minor for the IEM Katowice Major. Following the disappointment of not qualifying for the major event, in-game leader Chris ‘ChrisJ’ De Jong and Martin ‘STYKO’ Styk were both benched.
Since then, it has been reported that star fragger Miikka ‘suNny’ Kemppi looks set to leave the team and join Cloud9, leaving the German-based organization having to shake things up with only two active players, Robin 'Ropz' Kool and Tomas 'oskar' Stastny, on the roster if suNny does indeed depart.
According to reports from HLTV, and French insider neLdirekt, on March 4, mousesports are lining up moves for Hellraisers' Özgür ‘woxic’ Eker and rising star David ‘frozen’ Čerňanský from NoChance.
The team is also expected to add benched FaZe Clan member Finn ‘Karrigan’ Andersen to the roster, as was reported earlier by Dexerto’s Jarek ‘DeKay’ Lewis.
The reports also suggest that woxic would take over the primary AWP role from oskar, who does not appear to be included in the roster. With Karrigan set to assume the in-game leader role, ChrisJ would presumably take up a position as a rifler.
Adding 16-year-old talent frozen would be a proto-typical mousesports move - adding and developing players before that eventually become a star is not unheard of for the organization.
If all the reports turn out to be true, Mousesports’ roster would consist of: