Premier League side Leeds United have officially confirmed the signing of Ninjas in Pyjamas’ FIFA 21 star Olle ‘Ollelito’ Arbin to represent them in the upcoming ePremier League tournament.
The 19-year-old Swede was had a very successful couple of seasons, including lifting the FUT Champions Cup in Atlanta in 2020, and is currently Europe’s 5th-ranked Xbox player.
This will be Leeds’ first appearance in the annual ePremier League tournament, having been promoted last season to join England’s most elite group of clubs.
Ollelito will also play alongside Leeds United’s star striker Patrick Bamford and wing-back Gjanni Alioski in the ePL Club Playoffs, broadcast live to Leeds United’s Twitch and YouTube channels on March 2.
“We are delighted to have Ollelito represent Leeds in the ePL,” said Paul Bell, Executive Director at Leeds United. “It’s the first time the club has been able to participate and to have someone of his pedigree play for the club, puts us in a very competitive position.”
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NiP’s Chief Operating Officer, Jonas Gundersen, was similarly optimistic. He said: “I can’t wait to see Olle represent Leeds. It’s a perfect match having him march on in the ePL under their banner while having our support behind him. Now, let’s get it!”
For more information on the ePremier League, including playoff dates and club representatives, make sure to head over to the official ePL website.