According to many reputable sources including neL insider and Dexerto portal, device wants to leave NIP and dreams of returning to Astralis. At the same time, the Danish organization is not against the return of its former player, since it needs to strengthen the position of the sniper.
device spent five years and three months in the Astralis camp, winning many trophies with the Danish team, including ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017, FACEIT Major: London 2018, Intel Extreme Masters XIII - Katowice Major 2019 and StarLadder Berlin Major 2019.
However, in light of a bad start to the season, the Danish esportsman decided to leave Astralis, joining the NIP in the spring of 2021. This transition was motivated by many factors: device was fluent in Swedish, lived in Stockholm for the past four years, and also dated a local girl.
Nevertheless, as part of the NIP, the 26-year-old player was remembered for his victory in the Intel Extreme Masters XVI - Fall: Europe, after which he completely missed the end of the season due to health problems. At that moment, rumors began to circulate about the desire of device to return to Astralis, especially since the Danish team, despite the global restructuring of the roster, did not close the issue with the main sniper. At the same time, the esportsman himself is no longer connected with his former passion, which opened up opportunities for returning "home".
Despite the player's desire to return to Astralis, the Danish organization has yet to come to an agreement with NIP, which, according to rumors, in the spring of 2021 paid about one million dollars for the transfer of the 26-year-old esports player. Astralis will probably have to urgently sell Lucky and Bubzkji, for which it will still not be possible to raise the required amount.
If the transfer takes place, the Astralis roster will look like this:
- Ave (trainer).