Retired French CS:GO Player NBK Reportedly in Talks With MOUZ
MOUZ starts preparations for the next competitive season.
French Counter-Strike veteran, Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt, had announced his retirement from CS:GO in June 2021 to compete in Valorant. NBK might make a comeback to CS:GO with MOUZ.
The German esports organization, MOUZ, may reportedly lose their star rifler Robin "ropz" Kool to FaZe Clan in 2022 and have started preparing their new lineup accordingly. MOUZ is known to not spend much on their CS:GO team, however, they are ready to bring in the experienced IGL (In-Game Leader) to bolster their lineup for the next competitive season, according to a report by 1pv.fr.
Apart from him, even the MOUZ academy team player Ádám "torzsi" Torzsás is speculated to join the main roster as their dedicated AWper, replacing Frederik "acoR" Gyldstrand, who has failed to deliver significantly.
French veteran NBK might return from Valorant to CS:GO with MOUZ
NBK had left competitive CS:GO in June 2021, announcing his switch to Valorant after briefly playing with Double Poney. He had started grinding the Riot shooter while also streaming on Twitch and even took part in a few show matches. But he apparently never signed with a team despite receiving multiple offers from various teams.
However, NBK supposedly couldn't resist this particular deal from MOUZ as he is reportedly in advanced talks with the organization. If this turns out to be true, MOUZ would gain a valuable player whose experience would help them shape and hold their new roster together. It would also be the two-time Major winner's return to competitive CS:GO since retiring from the scene in April 2021.
NBK's current contract with OG will be coming to an end on 1st January 2022 after which he will be a free agent. This explains why MOUZ is eager to bring in him as their shot caller, giving their rather inexperienced roster a significant boost.
Apart from NBK, MOUZ is also planning on promoting the MOUZ NXT marksmen, torzsi, who would effectively replace the Danish AWPer acoR. Meanwhile, Christopher "dexter" Nong and David "frozen" Čerňanský will most likely stay put as part of the MOUZ lineup.
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