G2 Esports’ star mid-laner Luka ‘Perkz’ Perković has revealed that he’s set for a major career change.
One of the top-performing mid-laners in the EU LCS for the last three years, Perkz seems to have confirmed a rather stunning report about his future.
As the off-season progresses, not only are more and more teams confirming parts or all of their rosters, but some players are beginning to realize that they won’t be able to find a spot in the league of their choice.
One of the latest players to make an announcement about their future is Perkz, who made a rather specific claim about his future.
In a recent tweet, Perkz stated that he won’t be appearing as a starting mid-laner in the newly-rebranded LEC.
it's looking like I'm not getting a spot on #LEC team as a starting midlaner
thanks everyone for suporting me
I'll be back stronger than ever
— Luka (@G2Perkz) November 27, 2018
For a player of Perkz’ caliber, fans might have reacted with horror to such an omission, but fortunately his new destination has already been revealed.
A report by ESPN shortly after the off-season officially kicked off on November 19 revealed that G2 were set to acquire Fnatic mid-laner Rasmus ‘Caps’ Winther, and that Perkz would instead be role-swapping to the AD Carry position.
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Caps’ departure from Fnatic has since been officially confirmed, and his addition to G2 leaked by the Fnatic owner himself, but Perkz’ tweet seemingly corroborates an upcoming role-swap. The move would see the top two EU mid-laners of recent years playing side-by-side in the same squad, albeit at different positions.
G2 Esports have yet to officially confirm any changes to their roster for the coming season.