More IEM Katowice 2019 roster changes are still to come as MIBR are yet to announce their fifth member. Today, FalleN Tweeted that the fifth player will be a South American player. This fits in with the ongoing rumors that Felps to MIBR is imminent.
Hoje tenho um importante leak sobre o 5º player devido a proporção que esse anúncio está tomando: será um jogador sul-americano.
— Gabriel Toledo (@FalleNCS) January 7, 2019
This means that the announcement of the new MIBR roster should come very soon. Here’s more on the upcoming roster changes.
MIBR Roster Changes: Felps to MIBR
There have been some big MIBR roster changes recently, with the team trading out Stewie2k and YNk for previous SK Gaming player and coach TACO and zews.
The change saw Stewie2k head to Liquid and YNk now coaching FaZe. However, there was still a gap left as the team dropped tarik in favor of a new fifth player.
There were rumors of kng possibly joining, especially as the player Tweeted out a long apology for his previous actions.
However, it seems that the new MIBR player will be Felps. This will bring the roster back to its previous form from 2017. Many reports have stated that Felps will move back to MIBR, and ESPN Brazil even reported his buyout was $150,000.
NEW: ESPN Brazil reporting the transfer fee for Felps is $150,000. https://t.co/KeQVdjneo7
— Ryan (@RyanAtRBM) December 18, 2018
With the IEM Katowice 2019 rosters locked, it seems that negotiations should be in their final stages. Felps to MIBR should be announced very soon.
More IEM Katowice 2019 Roster Changes
With the IEM Katowice 2019 major starting in February, many CS:GO team changes have happened in the past few weeks.
AdreN joined FaZe as a stand-in to replace Karrigan. YNk also joins the roster as the new head coach, with RobbaN stepping down.
Our first games with the new-look lineup will take place at the iBUYPOWER Masters in Los Angeles, California from January 19th-20th.
— FaZe Clan (@FaZeClan) January 6, 2019
Meanwhile, XANTARES joins BIG for the upcoming major. He’ll take the place of nex in the predominantly German team.
Complexity has also changed their roster for the major. Rickeh and n0thing join coL in a temporary move for IEM Katowice 2019.