Gla1ve Talks About His Three Year Plan With Astralis CS:GO Team

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Gla1ve Talks About His Three Year Plan With Astralis CS:GO Team

Astralis' IGL has some plans for the years ahead.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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Astralis' IGL (In-game leader) gla1ve recently spoke about his three-year plan with the Danish roster.
Gla1ve is the only senior Astralis player in the current roster that has signed a new three-year contract with the organization.
He is currently on a break, away from all his duties on paternal leave with Xyp9x stepping in as his replacement.

Danish esports organization Astralis are going through a bit of a rough patch with the departure of their star player Nicolai "dev1ce" Reedtz. Several of Astralis' player contracts are also expiring at the end of the year. Amidst this confusion and chaos the Danish roster is trying to give its best in every tournament they compete in.

With Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander signing a new contract with Astralis, he has cemented his position as the team's in-game leader (IGL) for the years to come. Talking about his three-year plan with the organization during an interview with BLAST Premier, gla1ve straight off the bat said that winning a Major was his utmost priority.

He went on to speak a bit more about his future plans with the Astralis CS:GO roster along with his opinions on other interesting topics.

Gla1ve's three-year plan with Astralis as the IGL of their CS:GO team

The brain behind Astralis, gla1ve is the only senior member of the current lineup that has signed a new three-year contract with the Danish organization. With this, he has confirmed being the IGL for the side which currently has only two more players that are bound to stick around till the end of the year - Lucas "Bubzkji" Andersen and Philip "Lucky" Ewald.

Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen and Emil "Magisk" Reif remain tight lipped about what the future holds, while Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth and Danny "zonic" Sørensen have spoken about being open to all offers that come their way.

Xyp9x commenting on his future

The situation has led to a bit of tension within the organization and is having a direct impact on its performance also. With the current plans of the team seeming very uncertain and with Astralis needing to attain stability being closer to the end of the season, gla1ve spoke about his next three-year plan with the organization.

I mean of course, I want to get back and win a Major. So that is one of my goals for sure. My goal is also to bring Astralis back to being the number one team in the world at some point in time. I am not sure how fast I can do it, but I will do it as fast as I can, and I will try to work as hard as possible to get to that goal. I did it with my old team and all of my teammates, and hopefully I think I can do it again.
Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander - Statement to BLAST Premier

The future of Astralis is up in the air for the moment, but the Danish roster has managed to qualify through to BLAST Premier: Fall Finals 2021 and will be seen in action next at the upcoming IEM Fall 2021: Europe.

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.