According to sources close to BLIX.GG, Ayaz "nAts" Akhmetshin and Saif "Sayf" Jibraeel have reached an agreement with Team Liquid for the next year of Valorant and the signing of these players with the club will happen in the coming days.
nAts has undoubtedly been one of the most sought after free agents of this transfer market since we know all the franchises that will participate in the top competition Valorant EMEA. The Russian player made his name in Gambit where he had more than two years with the same block of players, which was broken last tournament, with the entry of Jady by d3ffo. The addition of nAts would not be the easiest for Team Liquid as there are problems in getting Russian and Chinese players visas in Germany.
Team Liquid has also been in the spotlight recently as rumors about the organization have been swirling. The organization failed to make it past the round of 16 during Valorant Champions 2022, losing to Fnatic, ending a rather inconsistent year with many ups and downs for the ScreaM-led outfit.
Sayf would be the other piece that the team would incorporate for next year, coming from Guild. Although Guild having not the best year and only managed to qualify for a Masters, the Swedish player has been one of the most outstanding and regular players of his team.
On the other hand, the team is also interested in Russian IGL Igor "Redgar" Vlasov as part of the former Gambit core, who would have the same problems as nAts with the visa and that would complicate things for the closing of his signing. Negotiations with Redgar are advanced, but there is still no agreement with the Russian player. The organization hopes to reach this agreement in the next few days.
Lembo was the first to reveal this information on Twitter.