G2 Esports is reportedly set for a stunning move for their League of Legends roster.
According to a report by ESPN’s Jacob Wolf, the team is set to acquire Fnatic’s star midlaner Rasmus ‘Caps’ Winther, while G2’s own star mid, Luka ‘Perkz’ Perković, would role-swap to AD Carry.
Both players have arguably been the top-performing mid-laners of the last several years, each a star player within championship-winning teams.
Caps was considered by many to be the best mid-laner in Europe this season, winning playoffs MVP in Summer and being placed at 9th on the 2018 Worlds Top 20, the second-highest ranked mid-laner in the tournament.
Perkz has played in the mid lane for G2 Esports since their formation, the only common factor across a number of line-ups in a history that includes four back-to-back EU LCS titles, a finals appearance at the 2017 MSI and a semi-finals run at this year’s World Championship that included a best-of-five win over pre-tournament favorites Royal Never Give Up.
It was recently officially confirmed that both G2 Esports and Fnatic will return to the newly-rebrand LoL European Championship as one of ten franchises in 2019.
With the off-season having officially begun as contracts across all regions came to an end on November 19, major roster news is already surfacing, with confirmation of Lee ‘Faker’ Sang-hyeok’s future and big moves for NA LCS champions Team Liquid already being announced.