According to sources close to BLIX, Paul "Stend" Lardin has reached a verbal agreement with Vitality.Bee to be the support player for the French organization's academy lineup.
Stend is a player who has received interest from multiple teams, both in the LFL and LVP, but finally opted to join Vitality's academy squad.
Stend currently plays for KOI Academy in the Superliga, finishing in third place in Superliga Summer. He has also played for the likes of Giants in the Superliga, and DUSTY in the NLC.
Stend's reported departure from KOI Academy comes amidst a number of departures from the organization. BLIX previously reported coach Gonçalo "Crusher" Pinto Brandão and Midlaner João "Baca" Miguel Novais Bigas are headed to UCAM while Brieuc "LEC Wooloo" Seeger reported Bot Lane player Josip "Jopa" Čančar is set to also join Vitality.Bee.
As such, Vitality.Bee is expected to consist of the following elements:
- Kaan "Naak Nako" Okan (Top)
- Oskar "Selfmade" Boderek (Jungle)
- Mateusz "Czajek" Czajka (Mid)
- Josip "Jopa" Čančar (Bot)
- Paul "Stend" Lardin (Support)