sport news League of Legends NA LCS transfer rumour round up

The off-season is hotting up as all 10 of the NA LCS franchises compete to make the best roster possible.

Each team had to pay at least $10m (£7.5m) to gain a permanent place in the LoL esports league after Riot franchised the league.

With loads of free agents available and rich sports teams entering the scene, there are going to be a lot of roster moves this year. We go through the rumoured moves of every NA LCS team. 

The 10 franchise for the upcoming NA LCS season have now officially been confirmed by Riot

The 10 franchise for the upcoming NA LCS season have now officially been confirmed by Riot

Team Liquid

Team Liquid have been signing a ton of players and already appear to have a full starting roster

Team Liquid have been signing a ton of players and already appear to have a full starting roster

Team Liquid have already been extremely busy in the offseason and their full line-up already seems set.

They acquired the contracts of all of Immortals' roster apart from Lee 'Flame' Ho-jong and WIlliam 'Stunt' Chen.

Liquid are keeping three of these players for their starting line-up: Jake 'Xmithie' Puchero, Eugene 'Pobelter' Park and Kim 'Olleh' Joo-sung.

They are also rumoured to be signing Cloud9's top laner Jung 'Impact' Eon-yeong on a contract worth up to $1m (£750k) and Team SoloMid's ADC Yilliang 'Doublelift' Peng.

Team SoloMid

NA LCS champions TSM are also rumoured to make big moves including G2's Zven and Mithy

NA LCS champions TSM are also rumoured to make big moves including G2's Zven and Mithy

TSM still have their roster under contract but they are still making changes. As previously mentioned, Doublelift is heavily linked to Team Liquid - he's leaving because TSM are bringing in a new bot lane.

As we previously reported, G2's bot lane of Jesper 'Zven' Svenningsen and Alfonso 'Mithy' Aguirre Rodriguez appear to be joining TSM.

Heavily criticised jungler Dennis 'Svenskeren' Johnsen also appears to be departing to make room for NA LCS Rookie of Summer Split Mike 'Mike Yeung' Yeung.

Soren 'Bjergsen' Bjerg has confirmed he is staying and it appears to be the same for Kevin 'Hauntzer' Yarnell.

Counter Logic Gaming

CLG haven't had many rumours around so far other than they will probably lose Aphromoo

CLG haven't had many rumours around so far other than they will probably lose Aphromoo

There hasn't been too many players rumoured to join CLG but we know who is most likely leaving.

Omar 'Omargod' Amin is likely to drop to their academy team and it is believed CLG are looking for a European jungler but no specific players have been linked. Misfits jungler Nubar 'Maxlore' Sarafian has confirmed he isn't going anywhere but H2K jungler Marcin 'Jankos 'Jankowski is exploring his options.

However, the biggest news for CLG is the rumour that Zaqueri 'Aphromoo' Black is going to leave the team but nobody has yet reported where.

Cloud9

Cloud9 appear to be keeping the most of their roster and have signed a few academy players

Cloud9 appear to be keeping the most of their roster and have signed a few academy players

Cloud9 are another team who haven't had too many rumours floating around. It appears their only departure will be Impact. 

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